Puff-backed Honeyeater

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Puff-backed Honeyeater

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Meliphaga aruensis Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Meliphagidae Family
16.5-18.5 cm Length
Tropical rainforest. Up to 1,580 m. Range follow link Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fruit, seeds and arthropods & possibly nectar, Food  
5234 - TSN: 561069 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Off BoysTown Road outside of Kiunga, New Guinea.

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AKA:- Czech: Medosavka labutí, medosavka žlutouchá
Danish: Tykgumpet Honningæder
German: Aru Honigfresser, Aruhonigfresser
English: Large-tufted Honeyeater, Large-tufted Meliphaga, Puff backed Honeyeater, Puff-backed Honeyeater, Puff-backed Meliphaga
Spanish: Melífago de Lomo Inflado, Mielero de las Aru
Finnish: Isonokkamesikko
French: Méliphage bouffant, Méliphage des forêts
Indonesian: Burung madu, Meliphaga Aru
Italian: Mangiamiele di Aru, Succiamiele dorsopiumoso
Japanese: oriabukimimimitsusui, ori-bukimimimitsusui
Japanese: オリアブキミミミツスイ, オリーブキミミミツスイ
Latin: Meliphaga aruensis, Meliphaga auriculata
Dutch: Aroehoningeter, Aroe-honingeter
Norwegian: Grovnebbhonningeter
Polish: miodojad zóltouchy, miodojad żółtouchy
Russian: Аруанский медосос
Slovak: medárik hrubozobý
Swedish: Tjocknäbbad honungsfågel
Chinese: 蓬背吸蜜鸟


Indonesia:- Biak, Irian Jaya, [ Mollucas:- Aru Islands, New Guinea, Yapen, ]

Island of New Guinea

Melanesia:- Papua New Guinea:- [ D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago:- Fergusson, Goodenough, Normanby Island, ] [ Raja Ampat archipelago:- Kofiau, Misool, Salawati, Waigeo, ] Louisiades, Milne Bay Islands [ Trobriand Islands:- Kiriwina, Kaileuna, ]


Meliphaga aruensis
Meliphaga aruensis aruensis
Meliphaga aruensis sharpei

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