Melithreptus albogularis, White-throated Honeyeater,

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Melithreptus albogularis, White-throated Honeyeater, Isapmadu Leher-putih

The WhitMelithreptus albogularis, White-throated Honeyeatere-throated Honeyeater, Melithreptus albogularis is native to New Guinea, and eastern and northern Australia. It is 11.5 – 14.5cm long, olive green above and white below, with a black head, a white patch over the eye and a white stripe at the back of the neck.
Similar species

Western Australian White-naped Honeyeaters (race chloropsis) also have a white eye patch and so can be difficult to distinguish, but there is no range overlap. Eastern White-naped Honeyeaters (race lunatus) have a red eye patch.

 

 

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