French: Méliphage à bavette German: Braunkehl-Honigfresser Spanish: Mielero golicanelo
New South Wales, Australia
Australia mainly S of c. 19–20° S (only scattered records in far SW, in S Victoria and E of Great Divide).
22–27 cm; male 39–77 g, female 34–57 g. Plumage is mostly olive-grey above, finely mottled blackish on crown and hindneck and streaked blackish on mantle,... read more
Generally noisy, with often reedy and liquid vocalizations; heard throughout day, more in morning.... read more
Arid and semi-arid shrublands and woodlands, mainly those dominated by Acacia, especially... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly fruit, nectar and arthropods (mainly insects, some spiders); also seeds; occasionally small vertebrates (including lizards and... read more
Recorded in all months, eggs in Jun–Mar (75% in late Aug to mid-Nov); in E of range (Queensland S to South Australia and Victoria)... read more
Apparently mainly resident, or present throughout year, over much of range. Possibly partly... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Rather uncommon to locally common. Densities of up to 0·13 birds/ha in Big Desert (NW Victoria), and 0·07–1·15 birds/ha at... read more
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