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LORD HOWE ISLAND GOLDEN WHISTLER (Pachycephala pectoralis contempta)
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Lord Howe Island Golden whistler

LHI Golden whistler nest

The most common land bird seen or heard when out on the walking tracks away from the settlement area on Lord Howe Island. The male is more obvious, with its yellow unerparts, black collar and white throat. The female has olive-grey upperparts, the underparts grey with a yellowish wash. Considered an endemic subspecies, the Lord Howe Island male birds have a broader black collar, and a larger bill than their mainland counterparts.


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