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Key plants used by Australian birds:
Hakea (Hakea [...])

Hakeas are a family of shrubs of small trees with about 150 members. Their flowers are a major source of food for nectarivore birds.

Bird species found in this type of habitat or plant

This is not necessarily a complete list. We display here some examples of bird species found by us in this kind of habitat or plant. Hover your cursor on thumbnails to see names of species; click on thumbnail to go to the page describing the species.

Photos

Hakea laurina shrub

Hakea laurina with flowers at different stages of their development

Single Hakea laurina flower that is yet to fully open

Lateral/ventral view of a male Zebra Finch perched in a Hakea laurina
[Eulah Creek, NSW, September 2020]

Usage

This is not necessarily a complete list. We collate here various ways in which birds can use various types of plant.

Perch Roost Shade Food Nectar Fruit Seed Prey Nest
space
Nest
mat.
Shelter Vantage
point

These pages are largely based on our own observations and those of our contributors. The structure of these bird pages is explained HERE. For more salient facts on any bird species please refer to a field guide.

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