Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater
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Ellura
Eastern Spinebill
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Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater (Acanthagenys rufogularis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Honeyeater (Meliphagidae)
Species: Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater (Acanthagenys rufogularis)
This Photo:     In Flight

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
Black & pink beak. Apricot breast bleeding to black & white streaked under.
Blue eye. Yellow cheek highlight in juveniles.
Has a huge vocal range.

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 09-Sep-2014
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)