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2008-12-11 17:04:42

A group of five endemic and recently extinct Hawaiian songbird species were historically classified as "honeyeaters" due to striking similarities to birds of the same name in Australia and neighboring islands in the South Pacific.

2006-02-07 00:14:38

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - Scientists said on Tuesday they had found a "Lost World" in an Indonesian mountain jungle, home to dozens of exotic new species of birds, butterflies, frogs and plants.

2006-02-07 00:10:00

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - Scientists said on Tuesday they had found a "Lost World" in an Indonesian mountain jungle, home to dozens of exotic new species of birds, butterflies, frogs and plants.


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2008-08-11 18:46:54

The Singing Honeyeater (Lichenostomus virescens), is found in Australia. Although it is common there, it is not very well known in other places. Singing Honeyeaters are commonly found in Western Australia, mainly past the Great Dividing Range and on Western Australian Coastal Islands. They can also be spotted in city parks, gardens and in bush lands. The Singing Honeyeater can vary in length from 7 to 8.66 inches long. It has a brown color, but it also has other, more distinctive, colors....

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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. It is 6.7 to 7.3 inches long. It is mostly black and white, with a large yellow wing patch and...

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2008-07-11 16:09:50

The Fuscous Honeyeater (Lichenostomus fuscus), is a species of bird in the Meliphagidae family. It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. This is a medium to small olive-brown honeyeater with an unmarked face, apart from slight coloration around the eye. It has a small, indistinct yellow ear tuft bordered with black. The eye is brown. The eye ring and base of the bill are yellow out of the breeding season and dark during breeding. The bill is...

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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 streaks on the chest and belly, which reveals a bright yellow patch towards the tail. Juveniles are...

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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

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