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Yellow-throated Honeyeater

(Nesoptilotis flavicollis)
Alternate name(s): "Green Cherry-picker", "Green Dick", "Green Linnet"
Size: 18-21 cm
Weight: 30 g (average)

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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-throated Honeyeater at Wikipedia .

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Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Sex unknown

Full-frontal view of a Yellow-throated Honeyeater; note the characteristic, name-giving yellow throat (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Queen Elizabeth track, Bruny Island, TAS, April 2021]

Near-frontal view of a Yellow-throated Honeyeater (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Queen Elizabeth track, Bruny Island, TAS, April 2021]

Near-frontal/ventral view of a Yellow-throated Honeyeater (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Mt. Nelson, Hobart, TAS, April 2021]

Lateral view of a Yellow-throated Honeyeater (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Peter Murrell Reserve, near Kingston, TAS, March 2016]

Lateral view of a Yellow-throated Honeyeater (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Peter Murrell Reserve, near Kingston, TAS, March 2016]

Lateral view of a Yellow-throated Honeyeater (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Peter Murrell Reserve, near Kingston, TAS, March 2016]

Lateral view of a Yellow-throated Honeyeater (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Mt. Nelson, Hobart, TAS, April 2021]

Lateral view of a Yellow-throated Honeyeater (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[St. Helens, TAS, January 2007]

Near-dorsal/ventral view of a Yellow-throated Honeyeater (photo courtesy of M. Eaton)
[Queen Elizabeth track, Bruny Island, TAS, April 2021]

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.

ylthhon_me_20210425.m4a (E TAS) ? (+ Striated Fieldwren) © ME

More Yellow-throated Honeyeater sound recordings are available at xeno-canto.org .

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