Indonesian honeyeater

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Indonesian honeyeater
Indonesian Honeyeater (Lichmera limbata).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Meliphagidae
Genus: Lichmera
Species: L. limbata
Binomial name
Lichmera limbata
(Müller, 1843)
  • Ptilotis limbata

The Indonesian honeyeater (Lichmera limbata) is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is the only species of honeyeater to occur west of the Wallace Line, the biogeographical boundary between the Australian-Papuan and Oriental zoogeographical regions. The species is sometimes considered conspecific with the brown honeyeater.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is endemic to Indonesia and East Timor, where it occurs in Bali and the Lesser Sundas from Lombok to Timor. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.