black decurved bill; small yellow triangle behind eye (Australia; 2006-07-02)

Brown Honeyeater
Lichmera indistincta

Native Range: Australia

Notes: true to its Latin name, this honeyeater is indeed rather indistinct, being mostly olive-brown or gray overall except for a small yellow triangle behind the eye; widespread in Australia, where several geographic races are recognized.

ventral view; grayish head and breast; lighter belly (Australia; 2006-07-02)

dorsal view; olive-brown above with yellow on wing (Australia; 2006-07-02)

the yellow triangle behind eye is again visible here (Australia; 2006-07-02)
indistinct pluage gives this bird its Latin name (Australia; 2006-07-02)