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Striped Honeyeater
2008-08-11 18:21:31

The Striped Honeyeater, (Plectorhyncha lanceolata), is a honeyeater native to Australia. This species is found mainly in eastern Australia, predominantly inland. It lives in forests and woodlands as well as urban areas. The Striped Honeyeater is a medium-sized bird with an average length of 8.66 inches. It is adorned with gray feathers covering it's body and brown wings and tail. The...

New Holland Honeyeater
2008-08-06 18:02:53

The New Holland Honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae), is found throughout southern Australia, from about Brisbane, Queensland, to just north of Perth, Western Australia. It is inquisitive and approaches humans. It is common in heath, forests, woodland and gardens, mainly where grevilleas and banksias are found. Its range extends throughout It also mixes with other types of honeyeaters....

Painted Honeyeater
2008-07-11 16:20:15

The Painted Honeyeater (Grantiella picta), is a species of bird in the Meliphagidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Grantiella. It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. Painted Honeyeaters are not listed as threatened on the Australian Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999....

White-naped Honeyeater
2008-07-11 16:17:45

The White-naped Honeyeater (Melithreptus lunatus), is a passerine bird of the Honeyeater family Meliphagidae. It is native to eastern and south-western Australia. It dwells in dry sclerophyll eucalypt woodland. There are two recognized subspecies. A mid-sized honeyeater at 5-6 inches in length, it is olive-green above and white below, with a black head, nape and throat and a red (eastern) or...

Black-chinned Honeyeater
2008-07-11 16:14:03

The Black-chinned Honeyeater (Melithreptus gularis), is a species of bird in the Meliphagidae family. It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical dry forests. Photo Copyright and Credit

Red-billed Tropicbird
2008-06-15 14:34:18

The Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus), also known as the Boatswain Bird, is a species of tropicbird that occurs in the tropical Atlantic, eastern Pacific and Indian Oceans. It is one of three closely related seabirds of tropical waters. The adult is a slender mainly white bird, 19 inches long excluding the very long central tail feathers, which double the total length. The wingspan...

Red Wattlebird
2008-06-13 22:48:03

The Red Wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata), also known as Barkingbird or Gillbird, is a honeyeater found in SE Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and southwest Western Australia in open forest, woodland, and near human habitation. The Red Wattlebird is a large (13.75 inch) gray-brown honeyeater with red eyes, distinctive red wattles either side of the neck and white...

Little Wattlebird
2008-05-18 14:33:09

The Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera), is a honeyeater. It is a passerine bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is found in coastal and sub-coastal south-eastern Australia. It was formerly lumped with the Western Wattlebird, which is restricted to Western Australia. Photo Copyright and Credit

Chestnut-crowned Babbler
2008-05-16 16:10:29

The Chestnut-crowned Babbler (Pomatostomus ruficeps), is a species of bird in the Pomatostomidae family. It is endemic to Australia. Photo Copyright and Credit

Halls Babbler
2008-05-16 16:08:54

The Hall's Babbler (Pomatostomus halli), is a species of bird in the Pomatostomidae family. It is endemic to Australia. Photo Copyright and Credit

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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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