Bird Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater (Acanthagenys rufogularis)

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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.



Thanks to Hairyman for ID.
 
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