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Bar-breasted Honeyeater

(Ramsayornis fasciatus)
Alternate name(s): "Fasciated Honeyeater", "White-breasted Honeyeater"
Size: 13-15 cm
Weight: 11-16 g

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Bar-breasted Honeyeater at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Frontal view of a Bar-breasted Honeyeater
[Pine Creek, NT, August 2014]

Near-frontal view of a Bar-breasted Honeyeater (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Casuarina Coastal Reserve, Darwin, NT, March 2013]

Partly obscured near-lateral view of a Bar-breasted Honeyeater (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[McMinns Lagoon, near Darwin, NT, September 2018]

Lateral view of a Bar-breasted Honeyeater (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[McMinns Lagoon, near Darwin, NT, September 2018]

Lateral view of a Bar-breasted Honeyeater (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Darwin River Dam, near Darwin, NT, August 2017]

Lateral view of a Bar-breasted Honeyeater
[Pine Creek, NT, August 2014]

Near-dorsal view of a Bar-breasted Honeyeater
[Pine Creek, NT, August 2014]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Frontal view of a juvenile Bar-breasted Honeyeater (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Darwin River Dam, near Darwin, NT, August 2017]

Food, Diet

We have seen Bar-breasted Honeyeaters taking both nectar and insects.

Bar-breasted Honeyeater taking nectar from small flowers
[Pine Creek, NT, August 2014]

Bar-breasted Honeyeater taking nectar from small flowers
[Pine Creek, NT, August 2014]

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