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Brown Honeyeater- Lichmera instincta Feeding on Grevillea flowers. Looks like a juvenile bird. Australia,Brown Honeyeater,Eamw honeyeaters,Geotagged,Lichmera indistincta,Summer,eamw birds Click/tap to enlarge

Brown Honeyeater- Lichmera instincta

Feeding on Grevillea flowers. Looks like a juvenile bird.

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The Brown Honeyeater belongs to the honeyeaters, a group of birds found mainly in Australia and New Guinea which have highly developed brush-tipped tongues adapted for nectar feeding. It is a medium-small brownish bird, with yellow-olive panels in the tail and wing and a yellow tuft behind the eye.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Jan 12, 2023. Captured Feb 7, 2019 23:37 in 51 Windward Cct, Tea Gardens NSW 2324, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/14.0
  • 1/512s
  • ISO3200
  • 175mm