French: Méliphage de Hindwood German: Eungellahonigfresser Spanish: Mielero de Hindwood
Longmore and Boles
Massey Creek, Clarke Range, east Queensland, Australia
SE Clarke (Eungella) Range, near Mackay (E Queensland), in NE Australia.
17·2–19·7 cm; male 20–27·2g, female 19·7–24 g. Plumage is dark grey-brown above, with fine pale grey scalloping on forehead and... read more
Typically quiet, but can be noisy at flowering trees. Vocalizations loud, strong and varied. Song a... read more
Mainly higher-altitude rainforest; sometimes at edge; visits lowland eucalypt and casuarina forests... read more
Food and feeding
Diet mainly nectar and fruit, also some insects and parts of flowers. Forages mainly in canopy, among foliage of trees and in climbing... read more
Few details of season, but appears to be centred on spring, with building noted late Aug and mid-Oct, eggs Oct and nestlings Oct–Nov... read more
Resident; some local movements, including descent to lower altitudes in winter by some individuals... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restrictedrange species: present in Clarke Range Secondary Area. No estimates of abundance levels; once, c. 100 individuals recorded in one day.... read more
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