mini miner bath
juvenile in Ernie's birdbath
The Noisy Miner has a grey body and black crown and cheeks. The bill is yellow, Has patch of bare yellow skin behind eye.
woodlands, open forests, parks and gardens
nectar, fruits and insects
Untidy large cup of twigs and grasses bound with spiders web lined with finer material, build about 2-10 m in tree fork or branch. Lays 2-4 buff-white speckled eggs.
northern Queensland along the eastern coast to South Australia and Tasmania
Common Name:Noisy Miner
Relatives in same Genus
Yellow-throated Miner (M. flavigula)
Bell Miner (M. melanophrys)
(Source: www.ozanimals.com )