Genus Macgregoria


Macgregor - A monogamous species, it inhabits subalpine forests of New Guinea. The diet consists mainly of fruits. This puzzling and little-known species has traditionally been considered a bird-of-paradise, but is actually a honeyeater. Recent genetic evidence on the Macgregor's Giant Honeyeater confirms that it belongs to the Meliphagidae family . It is similar and closely related to the Smoky Honeyeater.

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Meliphagidae
Genus : Macgregoria