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Rufous-throated Honeyeater

(Conopophila rufogularis)
Alternate name(s): "Red-throated Honeyeater"
Size: 13-14 cm
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Rufous-throated Honeyeater at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Frontal view of an adult Rufous-throated Honeyeater
[Pine Creek, NT, August 2014]

Near-frontal view of a Rufous-throated Honeyeater (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Ivanhoe Crossing, Kununurra, WA, January 2016]

Near-lateral view of an adult Rufous-throated Honeyeater (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Darwin River Dam, NT, August 2013]

Near-lateral view of an adult Rufous-throated Honeyeater, different stance (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Darwin River Dam, NT, August 2013]

Lateral view of a Rufous-throated Honeyeater
[Pine Creek, NT, August 2014]

Near-dorsal view of a Rufous-throated Honeyeater (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Darwin River Dam, NT, August 2013]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Frontal view of an immature Rufous-throated Honeyeater; note the off-white throat
[Pine Creek, NT, August 2014]

Frontal view of an immature Rufous-throated Honeyeater; note the off-white throat
[Pine Creek, NT, August 2014]

Lateral view of an immature Rufous-throated Honeyeater
[Pine Creek, NT, August 2014]

Lateral view of an immature Rufous-throated Honeyeater
[Pine Creek, NT, August 2014]

Lateral view of an immature Rufous-throated Honeyeater
[Pine Creek, NT, August 2014]

Lateral view of an immature Rufous-throated Honeyeater hopping from branch to branch
[Pine Creek, NT, August 2014]

Call(s)/Song

For this species we have recorded the following call(s)/song. The interpretation of their meaning is our own; comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome.

rufthon_20140816.mp3 (Darwin, NT) Contact calls(?) © MD
rufthon_20140820.mp3 (Darwin, NT) Q&A(?) © MD

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