|Grey-fronted Honeyeater Ptilotula plumula
(aka Lichenostomus plumulus)
|Wilpena Pound, South Australia
The Grey-fronted Honeyeater is distributed in inland Australia west of the Great Dividing range. It is found in mallee, mulga and in river-course eucalypts where it feeds mainly on insects.
|It has a distinctive yellow neck-plume with black edging above. Upperparts are olive-brown with a grey forehead.
Below is grey with diffuse grey streaks.
There are 3 sub-species. These photos were taken in the zone of intergradation between the nominate sub-species and P. p. graingeri.
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