Feeding habits of six species of Honeyeater in South-western Australia
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The habitats of six sympatric species of honeyeater were examined: Phylidonyris melanops, P. niger, Acanthorhynchus superciliosus, Lichmera indistincta, Melithreptus brevirostris and Myzomela nigra. All species fed on nectar; P, melanops. P. niger and A. superciliosus also fed on insects. Dryandra sessilis was their main source of nectar and it played an important role in their distribution.
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