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Yellow-faced Honeyeater

Lichenostomus chrysops

Description:

Identified from similar honeyeaters by the yellow face markings outlined in black, dark grey/green on head, lightening as colour graduates down back, wings and tail, underparts lighter white/grey, adults are under 20 cm long, feeds on nectar and occasional supplementary insects. Sweet and loud call.

Habitat:

Flowering forest areas, all areas where trees and shrubs are producing blooms along eastern Australian mainland.

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2 Comments

kdpicturemaker
kdpicturemaker 7 years ago

Thanks Ismael. The Silky Oak tree (Grevillea robusta) the dozens of species of birds were feeding on during the weeks when this photo was taken has suddenly finished flowering after heavy storms, so I am pleased I was able to see all these birds in one place. Can't wait till next season!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 7 years ago

nice shot

kdpicturemaker
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kdpicturemaker

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Nov 19, 2013
Submitted on Dec 16, 2013

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