Black-chinned Honeyeater (Melithreptus gularis)

The following is a photograph of a Black-chinned Honeyeater banded at Broome in September 1992.  This is the 'Golden-backed' race that occurs in northern Australia.

They occur in many parts of the Kimberley especially where there are eucalypt trees, but they can be difficult to find.  I have seen them nesting in a eucalypt tree in a garden in Broome.  Their nest hangs down from the foliage.

Copyright Frank O'Connor 1997-2003 Visits Last Modified 5th June 2003