Feeding in Zygophyllum
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)|
|Order:||Perching Birds (Passeriformes)|
|Family:||Honeyeater (Meliphagidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Singing Honeyeater (Gavicalis virescens)|
|This Photo:||Top of Head|
Thank you Terra Occ for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), Coastal Areas and elsewhere
Generally olive with a black stripe through the eye. The black stripe is then highlighted with a yellow patch bleeding to white below the ear.
The Ellura specimens seem to have a more prominent white area behind the yellow patch than we've seen before.
Its song is similar to a Red Capped Robin.