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Black-chinned Honeyeater

(Melithreptus gularis)
Alternate name(s): "Golden-backed Honeyeater", "Black-throated Honeyeater"
Size: 15.5-17 cm
Weight: 19-23 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Black-chinned Honeyeater at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "gularis"

ADULT

Near-frontal view of an adult Black-chinned Honeyeater, displaying nicely the eye crescent and the top of the olive-green back; note also the conspicuous orange-yellow feet
[Mt. Kaputar NP, NSW, March 2009]

Near-frontal view of a Black-chinned Honeyeater, showing both the black chin and the light-blue eye crescent
[Mt. Kaputar NP, NSW, March 2009]

Black-chinned Honeyeater on the ground, approaching a water hole, together with Yellow-tufted Honeyeaters (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Durikai SF, near Warwick, QLD, August 2017]

Black-chinned Honeyeater looking for something under a loose piece of tree bark
[Mt. Kaputar NP, NSW, March 2009]

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