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Yellow Honeyeater

(Lichenostomus flavus)
Size: 17-18 cm
Weight: 17-31 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 Yellow Honeyeater at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "flavus"

ADULT

Sex unknown

Full-frontal view of a Yellow Honeyeater (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[Croydon, QLD, July 2016]

Lateral view of a Yellow Honeyeater (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Iron Range NP, QLD, December 2018]

Partly obscured lateral view of a Yellow Honeyeater (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[Croydon, QLD, July 2016]

Near-dorsal view of a Yellow Honeyeater (photo courtesy of R. Russell)
[Mount Molloy, QLD, December 2009]

Race "addendus"

ADULT

Sex unknown

Distant frontal view of a Yellow Honeyeater (photo courtesy of L. Tonnochy)
[Near Townsville, QLD, May 2012]

Near-frontal view of a Yellow Honeyeater basking in the sun (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Rocky Creek, Cairns, QLD, July 2013]

Lateral view of a Yellow Honeyeater (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Rocky Creek, Cairns, QLD, July 2013]

Lateral view of a Yellow Honeyeater (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Cairns, QLD, July 2018]

Lateral view of a Yellow Honeyeater just out of the bathtub (photo courtesy of L. Tonnochy)
[Near Townsville, QLD, September 2012]

Lateral view of a Yellow Honeyeater just out of the bathtub (photo courtesy of L. Tonnochy)
[Near Townsville, QLD, September 2012]

Near-dorsal view of a Yellow Honeyeater (photo courtesy of L. Tonnochy)
[Near Townsville, QLD, September 2012]

Dorsal view of a Yellow Honeyeater (photo courtesy of L. Tonnochy)
[Near Townsville, QLD, September 2012]

Ventral view of a Yellow Honeyeater (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Kuranda, near Cairns, QLD, July 2018]

Food, Diet

To the best of our knowledge Yellow Honeyaters feed exclusively on nectar.

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