White-plumed Honeyeaters

Honeyeaters


White-plumed HoneyeaterThe White-plumed Honeyeater, Lichenostomus penicillatus, is a bird native to Australia.


Description:

The size of an average White-plumed Honeyeater is approximately 19 cm.

It is yellow above and paler beneath, with a black and white line on the sides of its neck. The white neck band of a White-plumed Honeyeater is its most prominent feature, the rest of the feathers being shades of green and buff.

Juveniles have a pinkish orange beak that darkens to black in adults.


Diet / Feeding:

Honeyeaters feed on nectar and insects.


Diet / Feeding:

Their nest is a small cup nest in a tree.


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