immature oriole

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The Olive-backed Oriole is a slender, long-tailed bird around 25-28 cm with a beautiful song. They are common nomads in north and eastern Australia and like to nest in bulky cups slung in slender outer branches where they lay 2-4 spotted blotched cream eggs. This one is immature, his top feathers will deepen in time to a bright greenish-olive, and he is sitting in a banksia tree.

 

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