Green-backed honeyeater

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Green-backed honeyeater
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Meliphagidae
Genus: Glycichaera
Salvadori, 1878
Species: G. fallax
Binomial name
Glycichaera fallax
Salvadori, 1878

The green-backed honeyeater (Glycichaera fallax) is a species of bird in the Meliphagidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Glycichaera.[2] It is found in the Aru Islands, New Guinea and northern Cape York Peninsula. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Glycichaera fallax". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David (eds.). "Honeyeaters". World Bird List Version 6.1. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 31 January 2016.