White-eared Honeyeater (species: Lichenostomus leucotis) in Woko NP (Gaia Guide)
Lichenostomus leucotis
White-eared Honeyeater

©Leo: White-eared Honeyeater (Lichenostomus leucotis)

©David Cook: White-eared Honeyeater (Lichenostomus leucotis)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Meliphagidae
Genus Lichenostomus
Species Lichenostomus leucotis
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

It has a noticeable white splash behind the eyes, the 'ears', on a mainly black head, throat and beak. The top of the head is a dark grey colour. The body is a green colour, shading to a softer yellow underbelly. (Wikipedia)


  • From 18 cm to 22 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is an Australian bird found in south-east Australia, south-west Australia and into the south-west of Queensland. (Wikipedia)

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