Regent Honeyeater - Anthochaera phrygia
I don't know what it is with me, terrible weather, and Regent Honeyeaters, but this was a windy, windy day with shocking light - the other time I photographed them it was hosing rain, so yeah... one day I hope I'll get glorious conditions and a beautifully framed photo.
Anyway - one of the perks of this ornithology course is that some of the lecturers have connections with various people in the area - in this case Iain knew Johnno who is involved in tracking the released Regents, which meant that we only had to wait a couple of minutes to get cracking views of this female banded Regent Honeyeater. It was released back in April when I was around then, so good to see that she's kicking on. Apparently she's being accompanied by some unbanded/wild males, so that's some good news for genetic diversity for this threatened species.