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Pied Honeyeater

(Certhionyx variegatus)
Size: 15-18 cm
Weight: 23-34 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 Pied Honeyeater at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

MALE

Frontal view of a male Pied Honeyeater
[Currawinya NP, QLD, September 2012]

Near-frontal view of a male Pied Honeyeater
[Currawinya NP, QLD, September 2012]

Lateral view of a male Pied Honeyeater (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Boolardy Station, Murchison, WA, August 2016]

Lateral view of a male Pied Honeyeater, different posture (photo courtesy of J. Greaves)
[Boolardy Station, Murchison, WA, August 2016]

Dorsal view of a male Pied Honeyeater; click on image to also see a male Crimson Chat
[Currawinya NP, QLD, September 2012]

FEMALE

Frontal view of a female Pied Honeyeater
[Currawinya NP, QLD, September 2012]

Lateral view of a female Pied Honeyeater
[Currawinya NP, QLD, September 2012]

Female Pied Honeyeater, different posture
[Currawinya NP, QLD, September 2012]

Food, Diet

We have observed Pied Honeyeaters take not only nectar, but also fruit.

Lateral view of a Pied Honeyeater with a fruit
[Currawinya NP, QLD, September 2012]

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.

piedhon_jg_20160806.mp3 (Central WA) ? © JG

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