Also known as White-eye or Wax-eye, this Silvereye feeding on bottlebrush.
At about 12cm the Silvereye is just a little larger than the European Wren.
It is native to Australia but can also be found in New Zealand, Tasmania & The Bass Straight Islands
Breeding in spring and early summer they produce a clutch of 2-4 pale blue eggs.
The nest is a tiny suspended grass cup usually lined with thistledown and spiders web.
Silvereyes are omnivorous but seem especially particular fond of fruit.