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Crescent honeyeater taken at wine dam in Hardys Scrub at Blewwit Springs South Australia Australia,Crescent honeyeater,Fall,Geotagged,Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Crescent honeyeater

taken at wine dam in Hardys Scrub at Blewwit Springs South Australia

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The crescent honeyeater is a passerine bird of the honeyeater family, Meliphagidae, native to southeastern Australia. A member of the genus ''Phylidonyris'', it is most closely related to the common New Holland honeyeater and the white-cheeked honeyeater . Two subspecies are recognized, with ''P. p. halmaturinus'' restricted in range to Kangaroo Island and the Mount Lofty Ranges in South Australia.

It has dark grey plumage and paler underparts, highlighted by yellow wing patches and a.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Jef braund
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By Jef braund

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Uploaded Mar 25, 2017. Captured Mar 24, 2017 00:06 in Wine Dam Track, Blewitt Springs SA 5171, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/9.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO1600
  • 270mm