Australian Bush Birds
Yellow-tinted Honeyeater  -  Lichenostomus flavescens
Yellow-tinted Honeyeater Yellow-tinted Honeyeater at Fitzroy Crossing, WA.
map map The Yellow-tinted Honeyeater - Lichenostomus flavescens - is a generally nondescript, small (16 centimetre) bird; overall yellowish colour with obvious black curved line and adjacent yellow patch at the neck. Under parts yellowish with light pale grey streaking on the breast. Throat and face pale yellow. Beak black. Tail edged yellow.

Lives in open forest and woodland, especially around watercourses and occasionally mangroves. Generally fairly common but locally nomadic following tree flowering. Distributed across northern Australia, except for the northern NT and eastern Cape York.