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  • White-plumed Honeyeater

  • Lichenostomus penicillatus
  • The White-plumed Honeyeater is a medium-sized honeyeater with a slightly down-curved bill. It is yellowish-olive to grey above, pale brown-grey below, with a yellowish head and a distinctive white neck-plume, giving the bird its name. Usually gregarious and seen constantly moving from tree to tree with rapid darting movements.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=279
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=279&p=303
  • « Back to Catalog
  • White-plumed Honeyeater

  • The White-plumed Honeyeater is a medium-sized honeyeater with a slightly down-curved bill. It is yellowish-olive to grey above, pale brown-grey below, with a yellowish head and a distinctive white neck-plume, giving the bird its name. Usually gregarious and seen constantly moving from tree to tree with rapid darting movements.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Greenie
  • Scientific name
  • Lichenostomus penicillatus
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 625
  • Size
  • 13.5-18cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=279&p=303
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=279
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/white-plumed-honeyeater