Strong-billed Honeyeater

The endemic strong-billed honeyeater (Melithreptus validirostris) is a common resident in forest and heath throughout Tasmania. It probes beneath bark and into crevices on branches to find insects.

The species breeds from September, and lays two to three spotted pinkish eggs in a deep cup-shaped among branches in the sub-canopy.

audio button Its call is a loud single, double or repeated 'cheep'.