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Crow Honeyeater - BirdForum Opus

Photo by tunpin.ong
Parc Provincial Riviere Bleue, Grande Terre, New Caledonia, December 2004
Gymnomyza aubryana

Identification

  • Glossy black plumage
  • Orange facial wattles
  • Long, rounded wings
  • Long tail
  • Bill is yellow above and black below

Distribution

New Caledonia.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Humid hill and secondary forests.

Behaviour

Quite a solitary bird.

Diet

The diet includes nectar and invertebrates.

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Wikipedia

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