It has taken me awhile to have a good opportunity to get a clear shot of this bird. A common bird but in my experience an elusive one when it comes to photography. Plenty of times I have seen them around, but never able to get a good shot.
Taken a Oxley Common Creek, and added to my bird gallery.
The red-browed finch (Neochmia temporalis) is an estrildid finch that inhabits the east coast of Australia. This species has also been introduced to French Polynesia. It is commonly found in temperate forest and dry savannah habitats. It may also be found in dry forest and mangrove habitats in tropical region.Wikipedia