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