The silvereye is a great bird to watch in the garden. Families of silvereyes may visit the garden daily throughout much of the year.

The silvereye's establish nesting area's in pairs from August to February and breed two or three times a year.

The silvereye is sometimes called the "waxeye" or "white-eye"

You will observe them taking turns at the bird table and bird bath in accordance with their own pecking order.

The enjoy feeding on fruit which can be placed in the garden using  fruit bird feeders and apple seed feeders. They will also happily feed on crumbs and other scraps placed on the bird table.