French: Méliphage à boucle blanche German: Weißbart-Honigfresser Spanish: Mielero listado
H. L. White
King River, Northern Territory, Australia
N Northern Territory in W Arnhem Land (Wellington Range and Mt Borradaile S to E headwaters of Mary R and to Katherine Gorge, E to Mann R), in N Australia.
17–20·5 cm; male 22·3–29·9 g, female 19–23·5 g. Medium-sized slim honeyeater with short, slender and slightly decurved bill. Has... read more
Variously described as quiet or noisy. Song, given at most times of day and throughout year, of 2... read more
Vegetated gorges, gulleys, cliffs and plateaux of rugged sandstone escarpments and ranges, mostly... read more
Food and feeding
Diet includes invertebrates, mainly insects, some spiders (Araneae), also nectar, fruit and some seeds. Forages in dense upper branches of... read more
Few details. Eggs recorded in Sept, newly hatched nestlings early Oct, recently vacated nest mid-Jan, and two fledglings 23 Jan; from... read more
Apparently sedentary, possibly with some local movements.
Status and conservation
Not assessed. Probably not globally threatened. Restrictedrange species: present in North-west Australia EBA. Not well known; perhaps locally common. Often secretive and... read more
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