Anthochaera (Anthochaera) carunculata (Shaw, 1790)

Red Wattlebird

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The Red Wattlebird is a large greyish-brown honeyeater with reddish-brown eye. It has a red wattle on each side of the neck. It has white streaks on the chest and belly. The log tail has a white tip. Young Red Wattlebirds are plainer with less prominent wattles and have brown eyes. source: OZ Animals

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Record a Sighting


Compiled distribution map

Occurence records map



Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia ( and Birdlife Australia (