Yellow Wattlebird

Anthochaera paradoxa (Daudin, 1800)

A large honeyeater with pendulous yellow wattles, long tail and short curved bill. Wattles may be up to 60 mm long, attaining full length about 6 months after fledging. Prominent yellow patch on belly. Legs and feet pink-brown to dark pink. Sexes are similar, but males are larger

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What habitats does Anthochaera paradoxa live in?

Dry sclerophyll forest, avoiding recently burnt areas. Common in urban areas, parks and gardens

What is the distribution of Anthochaera paradoxa?

Endemic to Tasmania

How big does Anthochaera paradoxa grow?

Can grow up to around 46cm with a wingspan of around 54cm

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