HoneyeatersBlue-faced Honeyeater Brown Honeyeater Brown-headed Honeyeater Crescent Honeyeater Eastern Spinebill Grey-fronted Honeyeater Grey-headed Honeyeater New Holland Honeyeater Noisy Miner Red Wattlebird Scarlet Honeyeater Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater White-plumed Honeyeater Yellow-throated Miner Yellow-tinted Honeyeater Yellow-tufted Honeyeater

Native to Australia is the Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta), a passerine bird of the family Meliphagidae.

The Scarlet Honeyeater is found along the east coast of Australia, stretching from Cooktown in Queensland down through to Gippsland in Victoria. It is less common south of Sydney.

Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta)
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta), Schuster Park, QLD© Dorothy Latimer

Common name
Scarlet Honeyeater, Scarlet Myzomela.

Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta)
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta), Schuster Park, QLD© Dorothy Latimer
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta)
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta), Schuster Park, QLD© Dorothy Latimer
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta)
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta), Schuster Park, QLD© Dorothy Latimer
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta)
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta), Schuster Park, QLD© Dorothy Latimer
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta)
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta), Schuster Park, QLD© Dorothy Latimer
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta)
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta)
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta)
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta), Schuster Park, QLD© Dorothy Latimer
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta)
Scarlet Honeyeater (Myzomela sanguinolenta), Schuster Park, QLD© Dorothy Latimer

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Aves
  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Meliphagidae
  • Genus: Myzomela
  • Species: M. sanguinolenta
  • Binomial name: Myzomela sanguinolenta

HoneyeatersBlue-faced Honeyeater Brown Honeyeater Brown-headed Honeyeater Crescent Honeyeater Eastern Spinebill Grey-fronted Honeyeater Grey-headed Honeyeater New Holland Honeyeater Noisy Miner Red Wattlebird Scarlet Honeyeater Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater White-plumed Honeyeater Yellow-throated Miner Yellow-tinted Honeyeater Yellow-tufted Honeyeater