General Description

Upper body parts grey, wings tinged green and underparts grey-white. Head with a black patch on face and a small yellow patch behind the eye. Bill and legs yellow. Body up to 28 cm long.


Noisy Miners assist each other to raise their young and often form large groups. They actively defend their territories from intruders and aggressively exclude smaller birds. They eat mainly insects and nectar but occasionally feed on small lizards and amphibians.


Eastern mainland Australia.


Parklands, open forests and woodlands.

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