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Blue-faced Honeyeater

Entomyzon cyanotis

Quick Facts

Scientific name: Entomyzon cyanotis
Class: Bird
Weight: 80 to 135 grams
Life span: 10 to 15 years
Conservation status: Least concern
Number of offspring: 2 eggs at a time

About

I LIVE IN AUSTRALIA

The blue-faced honeyeater is native to northern and eastern Australia. They prefer tropical and subtropical areas with open forests close to water, such as mangroves and coastal forests.


I AM AN INSECTIVORE

The blue-face honeyeater’s diet consists mostly of insects and other invertebrates, but they will also consume fruit and nectar.


BLUE-FACED HONEYEATERS ARE SOCIAL

The blue-faced honeyeater is a very social bird and will often live in small clans of 4 to 10 individuals.


SOMETHING BORROWED

Blue-faced honeyeaters use abandoned nests from other birds as the foundations for their own. Honeyeaters can build their own round nests of bark and grass, but they prefer to renovate old nests.


Conservation

Learn more about our efforts, our conservation partners around the world, and the simple steps you can take to contribute.

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