Purple-gaped Honeyeater Lichenostomus cratitius
Purple-gaped Honeyeater, Coorong, S.A., Australia, February 2006 - click for larger image Coorong, South Australia
February 2006

The Purple-gaped Honeyeater is distributed in mallee scrub areas in Victoria, South Australia and the south of Western Australia. It feeds on the nectar of mallee blossoms and on insects.

Purple-gaped Honeyeater, Coorong, S.A., Australia, February 2006 - click for larger image It has a blackish mask, a yellow malar stripe, a lilac gape and pointed yellow ear-coverts.
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