|Yellow Wattlebird Anthochaera paradoxa
|St. Helens, Tasmania, Australia
The Yellow Wattlebird is distributed in Tasmania and nearby King Island. It is found in forest, woodland and scrub where it feeds on the nectar of banksias, etc..
|It is the largest honeyeater with a whitish head and body with dark streaks. This particular bird was doing a bit of preening so does not look typical. It has long yellow to orange wattles and shows a rich yellow on the belly. The tail is long with white tips.|