Spot the Wild One: Spots and patchwork

Challenge #25 in the Nature and Us series. Hosted by PentUp.
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Many species have spots or patches on their coat, feathers, skin. This is usually for either camouflage or (when bright colours are used) for warning. Lets see images of wildlife that prominently feature a spotted or patch (often referred to as pied) theme to their coat, feathers or skin. Please INCLUDE in the subject or notes section; the SPECIES of wildlife, the general LOCATION (biome/environment) in which the photograph was taken. NO CAPTIVE animals such as in zoos or artificial enclosures. The animals must be "Living Wild", so not domestic animals on a farm. Entries that do not list in the notes/description section Species (plural) AND the Location in which the image was taken will be Disqualified [if polite warning to withdraw and re-submit with full information is not heeded].
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Spotted Pardalote
by Denjw
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Captured this tiny colourful bird in a bush clearing at Cape Conran Coastal Reserve, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Submitted: Monday, 16th May, 2022 02:13 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 18th October, 2015
Focal length: 210 mm
Shutter speed: 1/800 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 800
Notes: TCx1.4
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