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Showing Family Meliphagidae between Cairns and Cape Tribulation

Family Meliphagidae

Graceful honeyeater

Graceful honeyeater
Meliphaga gracilis

Very difficult to distinguish from the Yellow-spot honeyeater and the Lewin's Honey Eater, however can be identified by the call.

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Helmeted friarbird

Helmeted friarbird
Philemon buceroides yorki

Found along the east coast of Queensland, this varient of the Hemeted friarbird has a large knob on its bill as well as a bare grey facial skin and a red eye.

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Lewins honeyeater

Lewin`s honeyeater
Meliphaga lewinii

Preferring the wetter areas of eastern Australia, this small bird is often seen in the upper branches of trees, feeding on fruit and insects.

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Yellow-spotted honeyeater

Yellow-spotted honeyeater
Meliphaga notata

Also known as the Lesser lewin, this olive-brown and grey bird is endemic to north Queensland.

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