Macleay's honeyeater

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Macleay's honeyeater
Macleay's Honeyeater - Daintree Village.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Meliphagidae
Genus: Xanthotis
X. macleayanus
Binomial name
Xanthotis macleayanus
(EP Ramsay, 1875)

Ptilotis macleayanus

The Macleay's honeyeater (Xanthotis macleayanus) is a honeyeater endemic to Australia. Within Australia it has a limited distribution, occurring only in northern Queensland from Cooktown to the southern end of the Paluma Range. Its natural habitats are tropical dry forests and tropical moist lowland forests.

Near Kuranda, Queensland, Australia


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Xanthotis macleayanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.