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Meliphagidae

Crescent honeyeater

Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus Photo by J.J. Harrison (Wikipedia) Common name:crescent honeyeater (en); melífago-d’asa-dourada (pt); méliphage à croissants (fr); mielero alifuego (es); goldflügel-honigfresser (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MeliphagidaeRange:This species is found in endemic to south-eastern Australia, being found from north-eastern New South Wales to south-eastern South Australia, and in Tasmania and islands in the Bass Strait.Size:These birds are 14-17 […]

Wattled honeyeater

Foulehaio carunculatus (Photo from Zoochat) Common name: wattled honeyeater (en); melífago-foulehaio (pt); méliphage foulehaio (fr); mielero foulehaio (es); schuppenkopf-honigfresser (de) Taxonomy: Order Passeriformes Family Meliphagidae Range: This species is found in the Pacific archipelagos of Fiji, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga and Wallis and Futuna. Size: These birds are 19-21 cm long and weigh 25-45 g. […]

Yellow-browed melidectes

Melidectes rufocrissalis Photo by Jon Hornbuckle (Birding Around the World) Common name:yellow-browed melidectes (en); melífago-de-Reichenow (pt); méliphage de Reichenow (fr); mielero cejiamarillo (es); Reichenowhonigfresser (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MeliphagidaeRange:This species is endemic to New guinea, being found in the central and eastern mountains of Papua-New Guinea and marginally across the border into Indonesia.Size:These birds are 26-29 cm […]

Rufous-banded honeyeater

Conopophila albogularis Photo by Darryl Jones (Flickr) Common name:rufous-banded honeyeater (en); melífago- (pt); méliphage à gorge blanche (fr); mielero pechirrufo (es); rostband-honigfresser (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MeliphagidaeRange:This species is found in northern Australia, in coastal areas of northern Queensland and the Northern Territory, and also along the southern coast of New Guinea and in some parts of […]

Little friarbird

Philemon citreogularis Photo by Jeremy Ringma (Flickr) Common name:little friarbird (en); frade-de-garganta-amarela (pt); polochion à menton jaune (fr); filemón goligualdo (es); glattstirn-lederkopf (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MeliphagidaeRange:This species is found in eastern and northern Australia, as well as in southern New Guinea.Size:These birds are 25-29 cm long and weigh 48-84 g.Habitat:The little friarbird is mostly found in […]

Noisy friarbird

Philemon corniculatus Photo by David McKay (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:noisy friarbird (en); frade-gritador (pt); polochion criard (fr); filemón gritón (es); lärmlederkopf (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MeliphagidaeRange:This species is found in eastern Australia, from north-eastern Queensland to Victoria, and also in southern New Guinea.Size:These birds are 31-36 cm long and weigh about 120 g.Habitat:The noisy friarbird is […]

Dusky myzomela

Myzomela obscura (Photo from Australia’s National Landscapes) Common name:dusky myzomela (en); melífago-sombrio (pt); myzomèle ombré (fr); mielero sombrío (es); rußhonigfresser (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily  MeliphagidaeRange:This species is found along the coasts of Queensland and the Northern territory, in Australia, and also along the southern coast of New Guinea and in the nearby islands of Aroe, North Maluku […]

Lewin’s honeyeater

Meliphaga lewinii Photo by Tom Tarrant (Wikipedia) Common name:Lewin’s honeyeater (en); melífago de Lewin (pt); méliphage de Lewin (fr); mielero de Lewin (es); goldohr-honigfresser (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MeliphagidaeRange:This species is endemic to eastern Australia, being found from north-eastern Queensland to south-eastern Victoria.Size:These birds are 20-22 cm long and weigh 34 g.Habitat:The Lewin’s honeyeater is found in […]

Yellow-faced honeyeater

Lichenostomus chrysops Photo by David Piko (David L Piko Photography) Common name:yellow-faced honeyeater (en); melífago-de-faces-amarelas (pt); méliphage à joues d’or (fr); mielero carigualdo (es); dreistreifen-honigfresser (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MeliphagidaeRange:This species is found in eastern Australia, from north-eastern Queensland to Victoria and south-eastern South Australia.Size:These birds are 15-17,5 cm long and have a wingspan of 21,5-26 cm. […]

Scarlet myzomela

Myzomela sanguinolenta Photo by Andy Mackie (Flickr) Common name:scarlet myzomela (en); melífago-escarlate (pt); myzomèle écarlate (fr); mielero escarlata (es); scharlachhonigfresser (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily MeliphagidaeRange:The scarlet myzomela is found along the east coast of Australia, from Cooktown, Queensland to Gippsland, Victoria. It is also found in Sulawesi, the Moluccas and Lesser Sundas, Indonesia and in New Caledonia.Size:These […]