New Holland Honeyeater

© Stan J. Bendkowski

New Holland Honeyeater

Ann Coates level-classic 10/28/2011 11:19:21 AM

Beautiful capture here. Either the bird is really small or the flowers are really big. Which way is it? #1418798

Liz Bullock level-classic 10/28/2011 12:11:28 PM

Beautifully captured! #9768684

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 10/29/2011 12:36:31 AM

Beautifully captured, Stan! #9769892

Michelle Alton level-classic 10/29/2011 4:05:32 AM

Just gorgeous. #9770109

Stan J. Bendkowski level-classic 10/30/2011 6:24:58 PM

Thank you Ann, Liz, Barbara and Michelle for your comments. The New Holland Honeyeater is a small bird 17-19 cm, and is a little bit smaller then the Banksia flower. #9773172

Tiia Vissak level-classic 10/31/2011 9:26:04 AM

great tones, details & dof! #9774306

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 10/31/2011 10:45:10 AM

Outstanding Stan...such great clarity, love the comp on this...

jo ann c.

p.s. your gallery is awesome! #9774463

John Connolly level-classic 10/31/2011 1:30:28 PM

Wonderful perspective and a great shot, Stan!
I agree with Jo Ann, your gallery is outstanding at the moment! #9774704

Debbie Bray level-classic 11/2/2011 12:00:44 PM

Stan, your honeyeater is outstandingly beautiful on the banksia. Living in the tropics, we don't have either! (Not sure why I even bother entering the comps when I see this!) :) Debbie #9779125

Ann Coates level-classic 11/16/2011 3:28:49 PM

So pleased to see this here. Congratulations on your finalist. #9809072

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 11/16/2011 5:03:16 PM

Wonderful capture, congrats on your finalist Stan! #9809965

Debbie Bray level-classic 11/16/2011 11:27:39 PM

I can see gold!! Congratulations Stan! #9811548

John Connolly level-classic 11/17/2011 1:01:26 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Stan! A well deserved award! #9813983

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 11/18/2011 9:24:36 PM

Congratulations!
You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna
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Description

New Holland Honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae) feeding on Banksia speciosa flowers. Lake Monjingup, Western Australia.
I was watching the birds for quite a while as they jumped from branch to branch and I noticed that they used to sit frequently on these two flowers. I have pre focused on the flowers and waited patiently. Here is the result. Hand held.



Uploaded on 10/28/2011 7:37:25 AM

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