|Black-headed Honeyeater Melithreptus affinis
|Maria Island, Tasmania, Australia
Black-headed Honeyeater is endemic to Tasmania and the Bass Strait Islands. It is found in dry eucalypt forest and woodland as well as coastal heaths and gardens.
|It feeds mainly on insects but occasionally takes nectar from the eucalypt flowers.
It has a black head and throat with a small white crescent above the eye. Upperparts are olive-green while below is white with black marks on each side of the breast. It has no pale band on the nape unlike some similar species such as Strong-billed Honeyeater M. validirostris.