Yellow-plumed Honeyeater
Yellow-plumed Honeyeater
Yellow-plumed Honeyeater (Lichenostomus ornatus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Honeyeater (Meliphagidae)
Species: Yellow-plumed Honeyeater (Lichenostomus ornatus)
This Photo:     Chicks
Other name: Mallee Honeyeater

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Olive head with a thick yellow line (plume) under the ear.
Striated, buff breast. The back is striated-grey bleeding to yellow wings.

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Nov-2014
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)