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  White-plumed Honeyeater (Lichenostomus penicillatus)





White-plumed Honeyeater | Lichenostomus penicillatus photo
White-plumed Honeyeater (Lichenostomus penicillatus) Sundown NP, S. Queensland

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White-plumed Honeyeater | Lichenostomus penicillatus photo
White-plumed Honeyeater nest with two eggs in a suburban backyard in Melbourne, Australia.

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BIRD FACTS

distribution map showing range of Lichenostomus penicillatus 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:Lichenostomus
Species:penicillatus
Common Name:White-plumed Honeyeater

Relatives in same Genus
  Yellow-faced Honeyeater (L. chrysops)
  Purple-gaped Honeyeater (L. cratitius)
  Mangrove Honeyeater (L. fasciogularis)
  Yellow-throated Honeyeater (L. flavicollis)
  Yellow Honeyeater (L. flavus)
  Fuscous Honeyeater (L. fuscus)
  Grey-headed Honeyeater (L. keartlandi)
  White-eared Honeyeater (L. leucotis)
  Yellow-tufted Honeyeater (L. melanops)
  Varied Honeyeater (L. versicolor)
  Singing Honeyeater (L. virescens)