Terry Watts (sirterrywatts) wrote,
Terry Watts
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Orange-breasted Waxbill - Amandava subflava

Today I was lucky to spot a rare bird. The Orange-breasted Waxbill which is not native to Australia.

Over from Africa, this bird is most likely an escaped captive.

Either way, its the smallest finch I have seen, and the colours are quite remarkable.

Tags: amandava subflava, bird, orange-breasted waxbill
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