Macleay's Honeyeater

The Macleay's Honeyeater, Xanthotis macleayanus, is an endemic to Australian Honeyeater. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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The Macleay's Honeyeater is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

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Macleay's Honeyeater Xanthotis macleayana More

The Macleay's Honeyeater, Xanthotis macleayanus, is an endemic to Australian Honeyeater. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Xanthotis macleayanus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007. Stub icon This article about a honeyeater is a stub. More

Macleay's Honeyeater Xanthotis macleayana = Described by: Ramsay, E. P. More

MACLEAY'S HONEYEATER: Xanthotis macleayana 20 cm * Macleay’s Honeyeater is endemic to the Wet Tropics region. * It is common in rainforests at all altitudes. It can be seen about the rainforest and its edges, and at times, in orchards and gardens. More

* Macleay's Honeyeater, Xanthotis macleayana * Tawny-breasted Honeyeater, Xanthotis flaviventer * Lewin's HoneyeaterLewin's Honeyeater, Meliphaga lewinii : Lewin's Honeyeater Meliphaga lewinii inhabits the ranges along the east coast of Australia. It has a semicircular ear patch, pale yellow in colour. The name of this bird commemorates the Australian artist John Lewin. More

Macleay's Honeyeater Xanthotis macleayana = * Home Expand Log in Menu item Register Menu item Log out Menu item Change login details Menu item Why register? Expand UK & Ireland Menu item Birding sites More

Macleay's Honeyeater Xanthotis macleayanus 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Least Concern Justification Although this species may have a restricted range, it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). More

Macleay's Honeyeater - Xanthotis macleayanus This species is endemic to tropical and sub-tropical Queensland. It is a distinctive bird with its speckled plumage and black cap. It eats more insects and spiders than nectar but is nevertheless an important pollinator in the forest. More

Macleay's Honeyeater is a species of bird in the Meliphagidae family. Physical Description It is 18-22 cm long with a very svelte body type and pointy black beak. The Macleay's Honeyeater is usually seen alone, but will sometimes fly in pairs or small groups. It generally flies higher than most other birds. The Macleay is a light almost copper color with bits of dark brown and cream spots throughout its coat. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Meliphagidae
Genus : Xanthotis
Species : macleayanus
Authority : (Ramsay, 1875)
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