Melithreptus albogularis

Melithreptus albogularis

Melithreptus albogularis

(White-throated Honeyeater)

FAMILY

Meliphagidae

Species

Melithreptus albogularis

Common name

White-throated Honeyeater

Main colour(s)

Olive green and white

Distinctive feature

Black-brown head, with white nape line and olive green back, size 16-19 cm

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

This honeyeater has a dark head with a white nape line prior to the olive green back. It is chiefly found in wooded areas. Underparts are white. Legs and feet pinkish-grey, eyes black with bluish-white skin surrounding, bill black.