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This gorgeous little, 4 inch long, male Scarlett Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta) and his lady friend, spent the whole day foraging in the New Zealand Christmas Bush in my front yard. My first ever sighting of one, and I’ve lived here for 17 years. I was over the moon! :-))


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  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...about 4 years ago

    This is so beautiful Robyn.x

  • Isn’t he precious Catherine! Couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw him! xx

    – Magee

  • Lyn Evans
    Lyn Evansabout 4 years ago

    Oh wow Magee….what a stunner….what a fabulous colour bird. Absolutely beautiful.

  • Extremely vibrant Lyn, and thank you so much for your lovely comment! :-))

    – Magee

  • Gayle Dolinger
    Gayle Dolingerabout 4 years ago

    oh beautiful!

  • Hello Gayle! Thank you! Much appreciated! :-))

    – Magee

  • geoff curtis
    geoff curtisabout 4 years ago

    WOW thats beautiful ! Great shot Robyn.

  • Cheers Geoff! Fortunately it was an overcast day, and I could get lovely clear shots without having to bother with nasty shadows. xx

    – Magee

  • Phil Threlfall
    Phil Threlfallabout 4 years ago


  • Very kind of you Phil! Thank you! :-))

    – Magee

  • RajeevKashyap
    RajeevKashyapabout 4 years ago

    Fabulous Work !

  • So glad you spotted him Rajeev, and thank you for taking the time. :-))

    – Magee

  • DragonflyDancer
    DragonflyDancerabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture, Magee!

  • Much appreciated Sabrina! :-))

    – Magee

  • naturelover
    natureloverabout 4 years ago

    The cololurs are beautiful- what a cute bird- fabulous work Robyn!!

  • Isn’t he a darling? Thank you so much Pauline! :-))

    – Magee

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltabout 4 years ago


  • Thank you Luda! :-))

    – Magee

  • Corkle
    Corkleabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful Robyn. Wonderful vibrant color!! All are great!

  • I spent most of the day stalking him Alex! I was determined to do my best. lol!

    – Magee

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