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White-fronted Honeyeater

(Purnella [Phylidonyris] albifrons)
Aboriginal name(s): "koolbekolbon" (WA)
Size: 16-18 cm
Weight: 15-23 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 White-fronted Honeyeater at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sex unknown

Near-frontal view of a White-fronted Honeyeater in a flowering eucalypt
[Gundabooka NP, NSW, September 2012]

Near-lateral view of a White-fronted Honeyeater
[Gundabooka NP, NSW, September 2012]

Lateral view of a White-fronted Honeyeater low in a shrub
[Gundabooka NP, NSW, September 2012]

Food, Diet

White-fronted Honeyeater in a flowering eucalypt tree (photo courtesy of C. Hayne)
[Pilliga NP, NSW, September 2013]

White-fronted Honeyeater seen taking nectar from a eucalypt tree (photo courtesy of C. Hayne)
[Pilliga NP, NSW, September 2013]


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.

whtfhon_mm_20161217.mp3 (Ctl SA) Warning call (cat) © MM

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