|Singing Honeyeater Gavicalis virescens
(aka Lichenostomus virescens)
The Singing Honeyeater is possibly the most widely distributed honeyeater in Australia but is absent from the eastern and south-eastern coastal belt. It is found in most habitats except thick forest.
|It has a black mask which runs down the neck and is bordered below by a yellow stripe. The wings and tail are
bordered with olive-yellow. Underparts are light brown with darker brown streaks.
It feeds on nectar, fruit and insects.
Photos 1 to 3 are of the sub-species G. v. sonorus from the east of Australia while photos 4 and 5 are of the nominate race from the south-west.
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