The Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater is a greyish-brown honeyaeter with orange throat and chest, and white and brown streaked underside. It is a sociable bird
dry woodland, scrubland, semi-desert and desert in the arid interior
feeds on nectar and fruit and also some insects
lays two or three mottled off-white eggs in cup-shaped nest made of plant fibre, usually found 1m to 10 m above ground.
found across much of inland Australia. It is not found in the wet tropical north, or wetter coastal forest along east coast, and far south west of Western Australia. It is not found in Tasmania.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater|