French: Méliphage à gorge jaune German: Gelbkehl-Honigfresser Spanish: Mielero cuelligualdo
Nouvelle Hollande = King Island, Bass Strait, southern Australia
Tasmania and islands in Bass Strait (King I and Furneaux Group).
Male 20–23 cm, 18–40 g; female 18–20 cm, 22–33·5 g. Plumage is bright olive-green above, with dark silvery grey head and neck, and bright... read more
Loud and powerful. Eight main vocalizations, with “Trill” and “Tonk song”... read more
Dry and wet sclerophyll forests dominated by eucalypts, including dry eucalypt forests with... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods (insects, some spiders), also nectar and fruit, possibly seeds. Forages at all levels, from canopy to, rarely, ground; mainly in... read more
Season late winter to mid-summer, mainly Sept–Nov, clutches recorded Aug–Dec. Female collects material and builds nest, usually... read more
Resident, with at least some local movements. Males largely sedentary in permanent territories, but... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restrictedrange species: present in Tasmania EBA. Fairly common and widespread. No estimates of total population; recorded densities of 0·96... read more
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