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Passeriformes > Meliphagidae

Gilbert's Honeyeater

Melithreptus chloropsis

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Identification

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Small honeyeater of eucalypt forests of southwestern Australia. Light olive above, whitish below, with black head broken by white band behind the eye and narrow white arc above it. Black of head extends to include tiny bit of plumage beneath black bill. Juvenile brown with yellow bill. Compare Brown-headed Honeyeater, which has a complete eyering connected to the neck band. Formerly considered a subspecies of White-naped Honeyeater.

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