Lichenostomus unicolor

Lichenostomus unicolor

Lichenostomus unicolor

(White-gaped Honeyeater)

FAMILY

Meliphagidae

Species

Lichenostomus unicolor

Common name

White-gaped Honeyeater

Main colour

Olive green, grey

Distinctive feature

White gape, size 18-22 cm

Campus

Townsville

Description

This honeyeater is commonly found along streams, in gardens and also associated with mangrove communities. The upperparts are dark olive green to grey, with a brighter olive green on the wings, underparts are a mid-grey in colour. The distinctive feature is the white gape. Legs and feet grey, bill is dark grey and eyes are greenish-brown. This bird is feeding on Eucalyptus phoenecia.

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Lichenostomus unicolor