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Yellow-tinted Honeyeater

(Ptilotula flavescens)
Alternate name(s): "Pale-yellow Honeyeater", "Yellowish Honeyeater"
Size: 14-16 cm
Weight: 11.5-17 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-tinted Honeyeater at Wikipedia .

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Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "flavescens"

ADULT

Sex unknown

Frontal view of a Yellow-tinted Honeyeater (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Victoria River, Judburra (Gregory) NP, near Timber Creek, NT, November 2018]

Frontal view of a Yellow-tinted Honeyeater (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Victoria River, Judburra (Gregory) NP, near Timber Creek, NT, November 2018]

Frontal view of a Yellow-tinted Honeyeater; note the greyish colours of this individual (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Victoria River, Judburra (Gregory) NP, near Timber Creek, NT, November 2018]

Frontal view of a Yellow-tinted Honeyeater (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Victoria River, Judburra (Gregory) NP, near Timber Creek, NT, November 2018]

Frontal view of a Yellow-tinted Honeyeater issuing its call (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Victoria River, Judburra (Gregory) NP, near Timber Creek, NT, November 2018]

Lateral view of a Yellow-tinted Honeyeater (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Humbles Creek, Buntine Highway, NT, July 2018]

Lateral view of a Yellow-tinted Honeyeater (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[Adel's Grove, Lawn Hill QLD, July 2016]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Frontal view of a juvenile Yellow-tinted Honeyeater (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Humbles Creek, Buntine Highway, NT, July 2018]

Frontal view of a juvenile Yellow-tinted Honeyeater (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Humbles Creek, Buntine Highway, NT, July 2018]

Lateral view of a juvenile Yellow-tinted Honeyeater (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Victoria River, Judburra (Gregory) NP, near Timber Creek, NT, November 2018]

Food, Diet

Yellow-tinted Honeyeater feeding on nectar (photo courtesy of B. Hensen)
[Humbles Creek, Buntine Highway, NT, July 2018]

Yellow-tinted Honeyeater foraging for insects (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[Adel's Grove, Lawn Hill QLD, July 2016]

Juvenile Yellow-tinted Honeyeater with its prey, a beetle (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Victoria River, Judburra (Gregory) NP, near Timber Creek, NT, November 2018]

Yellow-tinted Honeyeater approaching a roadside puddle for a drink and a bath; in the foreground a Rufous-throated Honeyeater (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Road to Giwining/Flora River NP, NT, November 2018]

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