New Holland Honeyeater

The New Holland Honeyeater (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae) is a small bird measuring between 16 to 19 centimetres in size. It is streaked black and white with a yellow wing patch and white iris.

New Holland Honeyeater at the bird bath.

New Holland Honeyeater at the bird bath.

The female is the smaller bird. These birds are very active and rarely sit still in one place. They will be seen darting from one flower to another in search of high energy food.

New Holland Honeyeater #2.

New Holland Honeyeater #2.

The New Holland Honeyeater is native to Australia. It is not considered endangered and will be found in heaths, coastal banksia woodlands and urban areas.

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