Yellow-faced Honeyeater
Murray Mallee Region
Pied Honeyeater
Yellow-faced Honeyeater (Caligavis chrysops)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Honeyeater (Meliphagidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Yellow-faced Honeyeater (Caligavis chrysops)
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Synonym: Lichenostomus chrysops

Thank you Pete Woodall for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
Similar to the singing honeyeater, but the yellow strip is larger, through the eye, and has black below.

Copyright © 2016-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-Apr-2016
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)