a drawing a day ::: october 2018 ::: day 28

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The little wattlebird is a honeyeater found in the coastal and sub-coastal south-eastern Australia, including Tasmania. Its the smallest of the wattlebirds and is mostly dark grey-brown with faint white shafts on each feather. Their underparts are grey heavily streaked with white. They have stunning blue-grey eyes. Little Wattlebirds prefer drier scrubby habitats like banksia healths, forests, woodlands and urban gardens. Feeding on nectar that they get using their long brush-tipped tongue that probe flowers and they sometimes catch insects in mid-air. I might need to plant more bottlebrushes in the hope of attracting these beauties ♥

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