Bird of the Week (2): The New Holland Honey-eater

Tasmania boasts several species of honey-eater. The New Holland Honey-eater is probably the most confiding, and can be entertaining to watch as it flits from blossom to blossom seeking out the tastiest nectar.  Julie took this photo in the grounds of Port Arthur:

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[19 November]

Author: Platypus Man

"Platypus" is a red herring: I'm English, although my blogging career began in my record of a 2016 road trip to Tasmania. Other blogs followed covering road trips in Newfoundland (2017), the Yellowstone area of the USA (2018) and New Zealand (2019). My current project is "Now I'm 64" , a weekly blog covering UK travel and wildlife, along with bits of history, social commentary and moans about the injustice of aging. I can guarantee a few laughs, and also the occasional rant. Some of it's even quite well written!

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