When it comes to thinking about Australian birds there are always a few that people will automatically mention.
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Magpies, Kookaburras, Sulphur-crested Cockatoos, Galahs and Rosellas are just a few of the iconic birds of Australia that we all know and love.
For the students at Blayney Public School though there are two lesser known bird species now in the full view and enjoyment of the students.
Painted by Byron Bay based artist Austin Nitsua - Nitsua is simply Austin spelled backwards - the two murals feature birds that are endangered around Blayney and the surrounding areas.
The choice of the Regent Honeyeater came about after researching what species of birds are considered threatened or endangered in the Blayney area.
The Silvereye is a more secure bird, but its flighty behaviour and diminutive size makes it difficult to spot in a suburban garden.
Assistant principal Tracey Woolfe said that the inspiration for the two murals came about after seeing some of his work at other schools and how they brightened up the play areas.
"The kids absolutely loved watching him while he was creating them," she said.
"He took time to talk to them and tell them about the birds and they really loved hearing about the birds too."
Not only have the paintings enhanced the school's environment, but the two birds have also improved the students flora and fauna knowledge.
"They now have a better idea about what's bird life there is around here other than the more common ones," Ms Woolfe said.
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