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Yellow-plumed Honeyeater

(Lichenostomus ornatus)
Alternate name(s): "Mallee Honeyeater"
Aboriginal name(s): "miamit" (WA)

Size: 15-17 cm
Weight: 17 g (average)

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Yellow-plumed Honeyeater at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Near-frontal portrait of a Yellow-plumed Honeyeater (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Collins Road, near Westdale, 80 km East of Perth, WA, October 2016]

Near-frontal view of a Yellow-plumed Honeyeater (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Collins Road, near Westdale, 80 km East of Perth, WA, October 2016]

Near-lateral view of a Yellow-plumed Honeyeater (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Collins Road, near Westdale, 80 km East of Perth, WA, October 2016]

View of the back of a Yellow-plumed Honeyeater (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Collins Road, near Westdale, 80 km East of Perth, WA, October 2016]

Ventral and dorsal views, respectively, of Yellow-plumed Honeyeaters (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Collins Road, near Westdale, 80 km East of Perth, WA, October 2016]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Lateral view of a Yellow-plumed Honeyeater; note the yellow base of the bill and thin eye-ring and the inconspicuous yellow plume characteristic of immature birds (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Cocopara NP, NSW, November 2012]

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