Little Friarbird (species: Philemon (Philemon) citreogularis) in Bundjalung NP (Gaia Guide)
Philemon (Philemon) citreogularis
Little Friarbird

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Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Meliphagidae
Genus Philemon
Species Philemon (Philemon) citreogularis
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

It can be distinguished from other large honeyeaters by its small size and the lack of a knob on its bill. (Wikipedia)


  • From 25 cm to 29 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



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Distribution and habitat preferences

It occurs in open forest and woodland across eastern Australia and southern New Guinea. (Wikipedia)

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