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A circular colour patch, fleshy or feathered, surrounding the eye, e.g. inconspicuous (Broad-billed Flycatcher or conspicuous (female Australian Shelduck, Silvereye) [1]

Compare eye-wattle.

References

  1. ^ Simpson & Day (1999). A Field Guide to the Birds of Australia, 6th Edition. Penguin. ISBN 0-691-04995-5. 
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