Yellow-faced Honeyeater (Lichenostomus chrysops)

The Yellow-faced Honeyeater is a small bird olive brown above and grey underneath with a black curved bill.

A yellow band runs from the bill back past and blow the eye.  A black band runs below the yellow band from the bottom of the bill and a short black band can be seen on top of the yellow band, behind the eye.

The Yellow-faced Honeyeater is found in sclerophyll forests and woodland throughout eastern and southern Australia. A migratory bird, it moves north in autumn and south again in spring.

Often seen in banksia, grevillea, bottlebrush and mountain devil flowers.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chrodata
Class: Aves
Family: Meliphagidae
Genus: Lichenostomus
Species: chrysops
Last Updated: 29-12-2018