French: Méliphage à sourcils noirs German: Glockenhonigfresser Spanish: Mielero cejinegro
Nova Hollandia = region of Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia
E & SE Australia on and E of Great Divide, from SE Queensland (S from Gympie) S to E Victoria (W as far as E Melbourne, and with isolated colony just NW of Melbourne).
c. 18·5 cm; male 24·2–45 g, female 25–33 g. Robust honeyeater (but smallest of genus). Plumage is mostly olive-green above and slightly paler... read more
Repertoire complex; 18 adult calls described (six given only by female, one only by male), many... read more
Mainly open sclerophyll forests and woodlands, and adjacent vegetation with dense shrubby... read more
Food and feeding
Diet primarily invertebrates; also nectar (usually when abundant), manna and honeydew, occasionally fruit. Invertebrates mainly insects,... read more
Breeds throughout year, with peaks in Aug and Jan–Apr and little breeding May–Jul; at two sites in Victoria recorded in all... read more
Sedentary. Colonies usually permanent, occupying sites for many years, members rarely moving beyond... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally common. At Yellingbo (Victoria), recorded density of 6·4 birds/ha; at Bundoora colony, densities of 7·9–17·9 birds... read more
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