honey-eater


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honey-eater

(ˈhʌnɪˌiːtə)
n
(Animals) any small arboreal songbird of the Australasian family Meliphagidae, having a downward-curving bill and a brushlike tongue specialized for extracting nectar from flowers
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Their discoveries were astonishing: more than 20 new species of frogs, a new bird species--the orange faced honey-eater, as well as hundreds of plants and insects.
In the animal kingdom, what is a honey-eater - a type of bird or bear?
Left to right, a smoky honey-eater, an unclassified species and a 'lost' bird of paradise