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Brown-backed Honeyeater

Ramsayornis modestus (Gray, GR, 1858)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Andrew Spencer 2015-12-31 Abbatoir Swamp, Julatten, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (400 m) call -

calls from a bird (part of a large group of this species) that was feeding in a flowering tree at the edge of a large swamp.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

328836
xeno-canto.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Marc Anderson 2018-08-30 Mango Lagoon, Oyala-Thumotang NP, Queensland, Cook (Australia) (80 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

438969
xeno-canto.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Marc Anderson 2013-11-08 Forest Creek, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (20 m) song - [also] [sono] 348721
xeno-canto.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Marc Anderson 2018-08-30 Mango Lagoon, Oyala-Thumotang NP, Queensland, Cook (Australia) (80 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

438968
xeno-canto.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Fernand Deroussen 2011-11-03 Alva, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (10 m) song -

zone to mangrove

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

158655
xeno-canto.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Marc Anderson 2018-08-31 Mango Lagoon, Oyala-Thumotang NP, Queensland, Cook (Australia) (80 m) song -

bird-seen:no

439100
xeno-canto.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Andrew Spencer 2015-12-31 Abbatoir Swamp, Julatten, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (400 m) call -

calls from a bird (part of a large group of this species) that was feeding in a flowering tree at the edge of a large swamp. Several of the fairly loud calls in this cut are also from Banded Honeyeater, but the harsh ones at least are generally from this species. Different individual than in XC328836.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

328838
xeno-canto.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Bas van Balen 1997-02-12 Amamapare, Freeport, Papua, Papua Province (Indonesia) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

122088
xeno-canto.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Marc Anderson 2018-08-30 Mango Lagoon, Oyala-Thumotang NP, Queensland, Cook (Australia) (80 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

438970
xeno-canto.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Ross Gallardy 2017-09-10 Sorong Manoi (near Sorong), Kota Sorong, Papua Barat, West Papua Province (Indonesia) (0 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

409634
xeno-canto.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Ken Behrens 2019-08-03 Sorong Timur, Kota Sorong, Papua Barat, West Papua Province (Indonesia) (2 m) call -

EDITING: light filtering to remove background noise. Courtesy of Andrew Spencer. HABITAT: mangroves

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

501650
xeno-canto.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Bas van Balen 2002-04-19 Amamapare, Freeport, Papua, Papua Province (Indonesia) (? m) song -

playback-used:no

140432
xeno-canto.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Marc Anderson 2020-01-16 Wetherby Rd, Mareeba Shire, Queensland, Mareeba (Australia) (400 m) song -

bird-seen:no

526681
xeno-canto.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Emma Greig 2012-09-12 Cape York; Iron Range, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   - 2-3 birds come in in response to playback. 201248
macaulaylibrary.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Emma Greig 2012-09-24 Cape York; Umagico, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   - Photographer clicks throughout recording. Several birds around. 202054
macaulaylibrary.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Patrik Ã…berg 2011-12-23 Abattori Swamp, Mount Molly, Atherton Tableland, Qld, Queensland (Australia) (? m) Call (no score) -   96915
xeno-canto.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Emma Greig 2012-09-13 Cape York; Iron Range, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   - Rufous Whistler (Pachycephala rufiventris) Note:Pair of birds vocalizaing. Brown-backed Honeyeater (Ramsayornis modestus) Note:Probably same birds as ML 201255. 201256
macaulaylibrary.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Emma Greig 2012-09-20 Cape York; Jardine RIver, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   -   201296
macaulaylibrary.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Emma Greig 2012-09-29 Cape York; Moa Island, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   -   200557
macaulaylibrary.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Emma Greig 2012-09-25 Cape York; Umagico, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   -   200513
macaulaylibrary.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Andrew Spencer 2015-12-31 Abattoir Swamp (Julatten), Tablelands, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   - calls from a bird (part of a large group of this species) that was feeding in a flowering tree at the edge of a large swamp. Several of the fairly loud calls in this cut are also from Banded Honeyeater, but the harsh ones at least are generally from this species. Different individual than in ML31671431. 31671441
macaulaylibrary.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Emma Greig 2012-09-13 Cape York; Iron Range, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   - Bird foraging about 10 m from me. 201255
macaulaylibrary.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Emma Greig 2012-09-24 Cape York; Umagico, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   -   202056
macaulaylibrary.org
Brown-backed Honeyeater - Ramsayornis modestus Eliot Miller 2010-11-13 Lakefield National Park, Cook, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   -   129515451
macaulaylibrary.org
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