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Epthianura albifrons
Long-billed Honeyeater
Melilestes megarhynchus
  (Gray, GR, 1858)
MacGregor's Honeyeater
Macgregoria pulchra
IOC 8.2

Long-billed Honeyeater
Melilestes megarhynchus vagans
Wn Parotia site, Mingre town, Arfaks, West Papua - 2017-08-11
© Marcel Holyoak

Field guides

Plate/page: 250

Gregory, P.
Birds of New Guinea including Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville

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Thane, K. P. and Beehler, M. B.
Birds of New Guinea Second Edition


  • Melilestes megarhynchus: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016.
  • Melilestes megarhynchus: Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2018. IOC World Bird List (v 8.2). http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  • Thane, K. P. and Beehler, M. B.: Birds of New Guinea Second Edition; Princeton University Press, 2015; ISBN:0-691-09563-9
  • Gregory, P.: Birds of New Guinea including Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville; Lynx Edicions, May 2017; ISBN:8-494-18927-1
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    Scientific Classification
    Kingdom Animals
    Phylum Chordates
    Class Birds
    Order Perching Birds
    Family Honeyeaters
    Genus Melilestes
    Species Long-billed Honeyeater
    (Gray, GR, 1858)

      vagans (Bernstein, 1864)
    Batanta and Waigeo Is. (west Papuan islands), Yapen I. and nc New Guinea
      megarhynchus (Gray, GR, 1858)
    Salawati and Misool Is. (west Papuan islands), w,s and e New Guinea, Aru Is. (sw of New Guinea)
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    AU : New Guinea
    Conservation Status
     LC  IUCN Red List 2015
    BirdLife Species Factsheet
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