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Honeyeaters SA 2017  Brown-headed honeyeater,Melithreptus brevirostris Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Honeyeaters SA 2017

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  1. Very nice series, Ernst! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you fchristant. Posted one year ago

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The brown-headed honeyeater is a species of passerine bird in the family Meliphagidae.
It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation.

The brown-headed honeyeater was first described by Vigors & Horsfield in 1827. Its species name is derived from the Latin terms ''brevis'' "short", and ''rostrum'' "beak". Five subspecies have been described. The race ''magnirostris'' from Kangaroo Island has a noticeably larger bill.
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Similar species: Passerines
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Uploaded Apr 17, 2017. Captured Apr 16, 2017 21:25.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/3158s
  • ISO800
  • 500mm