BushcraftOz | The Australian Bushcraft Forum

This is a sample guest message. Register a free account today to become a member! Once signed in, you'll be able to participate on this site by adding your own topics and posts, as well as connect with other members through your own private inbox!

Bird Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater (Acanthagenys rufogularis)

Dusty Miller

Alexander Pearce
Archivist
Joined
Sep 6, 2011
Messages
1,818
Reaction score
236
Scientific Name: Acanthagenys rufogularis

Common Name: Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Meliphagidae

Other Names: NA

Distribution: Most of mainland excepting coastal regions of North and East Australia, and esperance region of WA.

Habitat: Scrubs and forests with shrubby understorey in drier areas.

Field Notes: grey-brown bird with a burnt orange throat and chest. 22-27 cm. Bill is pink, tipped dark. Wattlebird.

x1.jpg


Thanks to Hairyman for ID.
 
Top