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blue-faced honeyeater, Entomyzon cyanotis

ewelmb (inh -)
yeewi (minha -)
in Uw Oykangand and Uw Olkola
in Pakanh


Blue-faced honeyeater, Coen, NQ, March 1996

The blue-faced honeyeater, Entomyzon cyanotis (family Meliphagidae), is a a brightly coloured, bold and loud bird, found in the bush as well as in town.

This bird is adapted to extracting nectar from flowers and it eagerly pursues the nectar of trees such as the fern-leaved grevillea, Grevillea pteridifolia.

e-mail: Philip Hamilton.
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