Scaly-breasted honeyeater

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Scaly-breasted honeyeater
Naturalis Biodiversity Center - RMNH.AVES.133745 1 - Lichmera squamata kebirensis (Meyer, 1884) - Meliphagidae - bird skin specimen.jpeg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Meliphagidae
Genus: Lichmera
Species: L. squamata
Binomial name
Lichmera squamata
(Salvadori, 1878)

The scaly-breasted honeyeater (Lichmera squamata), also known as the white-tufted honeyeater, is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is endemic to Indonesia, where it occurs in the Lesser Sunda Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.