White-eared honeyeater

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White-eared honeyeater
White-eared Honeyeater by Ron Knight.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Meliphagidae
Genus: Lichenostomus
Species: L. leucotis
Binomial name
Lichenostomus leucotis
(Latham, 1801)

The white-eared honeyeater (Lichenostomus leucotis) is an Australian bird found in south-east Australia, south-west Australia and into the south-west of Queensland.

It has a noticeable white splash behind the eyes, the 'ears', on a mainly black head, throat and beak. The top of the head is a dark grey colour. The body is a green colour, shading to a softer yellow underbelly.

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