|Brown-backed Honeyeater Ramsayornis
November / December 2010
The Brown-backed Honeyeater is distributed in Papua New Guinea and north-eastern Queensland, Australia from Cape York south to Bowen. It is found mainly in paperbark woodland and woodland alongside water bodies.
|It is a small, dumpy
honeyeater with mainly brown upperparts and mainly white
underparts. It has a thin white line running from the bill under
the eye with a dark moustachial streak below. The breast has some
darker scallops and the bill and legs are pinkish.
It feeds mainly on nectar and insects.
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