Alternative name: Scarlet Honeyeater
- Myzomela sanguinolenta
Black bill and eye
- Red head, breast, back and rump
- Black tail and wings (wing feathers have white margins)
- White abdomen
Female: pale brown; whitish abdomen
Mixed Eucalypt forest with paperbarks and bushland.
Its diet includes nectar and insects.
The tiny nest is found high in the canopy. It is formed from bark held together with spider web. The small white eggs have reddish-brown or purple flecks.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Scarlet Myzomela. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 23 January 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Scarlet_Myzomela