Graeme Chapman - natural history photographer - ornithologist

Australian Birds

Varied Honeyeater
Lichenostomus versicolor
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Click to listen to sound sample Varied Honeyeaters inhabit mainly mangroves - in Australia from near Townsville north to Cape York and Torres Strait but also in New Guinea. They form a continuum with the Mangrove Honeyeater which occupies mangroves south from Townsville into NSW - some authors regard them as a single species, they are certainly very similar.

One of the easiest places to see the Varied is at the north end of the beach in Cairns.


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609201-D ... Varied Honeyeater.

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609202-D ... Varied Honeyeater in introduced Calliandra in garden, Portland Roads, Queensland

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609204-D ... Varied Honeyeaters replace Mangrove Honeyeaters north of Townsville.


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