40 Spotted Pardalote

 

fourty-spotted-pardelope

Attribution: Nomdeploom at English Wikiped

This endangered bird species is found only in Tasmania, with Bruny Island having the most colonies. The Forty Spotted Pardalote is a small bird which lives exclusively in stands of white gum, Eucalyptus viminalis. A recovery programme to conserve their habitat is underway on the island. A good place to view the birds is from the side of the road at McCracken’s Gully, Barnes Bay.

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