Long tail typically
held upright. Males Weak flyers
have a longer central thus flitting
tail when breeding. between trees and bushes
and avoiding wide, open
Usually brightly coloured with green
OF grey upper parts and creamy white or grey under parts and chestnut on
the head
Size: 10-14 em
Weight:
Sharp and pointed beak,
curving where it connects to the jaw
Loud call varies between species but generally sounds like the alarm of a car when being unlocked
Chicks are a dull green all over and change colours once reaching adulthood
Very active when forgaing for insects. Feeds on a range of beetles, bugs and larvae as well as fruits, berries and tiny seeds. Sometimes drinks nectar from flowers, resulting in a
pollen dusted head.
Long tail typically held upright. Males Weak flyers have a longer central thus flitting tail when breeding. between trees and bushes and avoiding wide, open Usually brightly coloured with green OF grey upper parts and creamy white or grey under parts and chestnut on the head Size: 10-14 em Weight: Sharp and pointed beak, curving where it connects to the jaw Loud call varies between species but generally sounds like the alarm of a car when being unlocked Chicks are a dull green all over and change colours once reaching adulthood Very active when forgaing for insects. Feeds on a range of beetles, bugs and larvae as well as fruits, berries and tiny seeds. Sometimes drinks nectar from flowers, resulting in a pollen dusted head.