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White-plumed Honeyeater

The White-plumed Honeyeater (Lichenostomus penicillatus), is a bird native to Australia. It feeds on nectar and insects. Its nest is a small cup nest in a tree.

It is yellow above and paler beneath, with a black and white line on the sides of its neck. The white neck band is its most prominent feature, the rest of the feathers being shades of green and yellow-beige. Juveniles have a pinkish orange beak that darkens to black in adults. The size of an average White-plumed Honeyeater is approximately 7.5 inches.

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White-plumed Honeyeater