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wat·tle·bird

 (wŏt′l-bûrd′)
n.
Any of several honeyeaters of the genus Anthochaera of Australia, generally having fleshy wattles on either side of the head.

wattlebird

(ˈwɒtəlˌbɜːd)
n
1. (Animals) any of various Australian honeyeaters of the genus Anthochaera, such as A. paradoxa (yellow wattlebird), that have red or yellow wattles on both sides of the head
2. (Animals) any arboreal New Zealand songbird of the family Callaeidae, having wattles on both sides of the bill
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Species such as the white-cheeked honeyeater and little wattle bird may be able to persist in small heathland remnants thanks to their habit of moving between suitable nectar-rich heathland patches, but sufficient remnant patches need to exist in the region for this island hopping to occur.
Wattle Birds, Noisy Miners and several Honey Eaters will be seen if enough protective and/or flower-bearing shrubs are available.