Yellow-plumed Honeyeater
Yellow-plumed Honeyeater
Yellow-plumed Honeyeater (Ptilotula ornata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Honeyeater (Meliphagidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Yellow-plumed Honeyeater (Ptilotula ornata)
This Photo:     Eggs
Synonym: Lichenostomus ornatus
Other name: Mallee Honeyeater

Thank you Jack Morgan, Jenny Donald & Brendan Duggan for confirming the id of this species for us

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

Copyright © 2014-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 02-Nov-2014
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)