The yellow wattlebird is a honeyeater.

It is Australia's biggest honeyeater.

The bird has grey-brown feathers with white streaks.

It has a yellow belly.

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A wattle is a long strip of skin that hangs down from each ear.

The yellow wattlebird has yellow wattles.

The yellow wattlebird lives in forests.

It also visits gardens.

It eats nectar from flowers. It eats insects too.

It makes a big nest out of twigs, bark and leaves.

It puts feathers inside the nest.


wattle (say wot-ll)

  • A strip of skin that hangs down under the ear of some birds.

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