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The Silvereye, white eye or wax-eye bird is a very small omnivorous bird found in Australia and New Zealand. Easily identified by a ring of white feathers around its eyes, this bird has interesting plumage variations. Combinations of grey, black, olive-green, yellow and blush can be found. They often have a contrasting white or yellow undertail. They feed on insects and a large amount of fruit and nectar meaning they can be considered a pest to commercial orchids. They can be seen alone or in pairs and occasionally a small flock during the breeding season. In winter they can travel in large flocks. Such a cute little bird… I love how puffy they look ♥
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