Yellow-throated Miner

Did you know?

Flocks of Yellow-throated Miners utter a musical, pre-dawn song.

Calls
A piping 'pwee-pwee-pwe', similar to Noisy Miners; also harsh calls and chatter.
Facts and Figures
Research Species: 
No
Minimum Size: 
18cm
Maximum Size: 
23cm
Average size: 
21cm
Average weight: 
31g
Breeding season: 
August to December
Clutch Size: 
Usually two to three, up to five.
Incubation: 
16 days
Nestling Period: 
16 days
Conservation Status
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Basic Information
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Atlas Number: 
635
What does it look like?
Description: 

The Yellow-throated Miner is a medium-sized honeyeater, grey above from the crown to the tail, pale grey below with light brown scalloping on the breast to the white rump, with a black face, distinctive yellow forehead and sides of throat. The bare eye skin, bill, legs and feet are also yellow. The wings and tail edges are washed yellow, and the tail tips are white. This species is noisy and sociable, and may be aggressive towards other birds.

Similar species: 

The Yellow-throated Miner is very similar to the