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  Black-headed Honeyeater (Melithreptus affinis)

Black-headed Honeyeater | Melithreptus affinis photo
Black-headed Honeyeater

Photograph copyright: Nickolay Tilcheff - all rights reserved. Used with permission.

Black-headed Honeyeater | Melithreptus affinis photo
Black-headed Honeyeater

Photograph copyright: Nickolay Tilcheff - all rights reserved. Used with permission.

BIRD FACTS

distribution map showing range of Melithreptus affinis in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Meliphagidae
Genus:Melithreptus
Species:affinis
Common Name:Black-headed Honeyeater

Relatives in same Genus
  White-throated Honeyeater (M. albogularis)
  Black-chinned Honeyeater (M. gularis)
  White-naped Honeyeater (M. lunatus)
  Strong-billed Honeyeater (M. validirostris)