Crow Honeyeater

Crow Honeyeater

Crow Honeyeater by Candy McManiman
Species & Artwork Details
Status: 
Critically Endangered
Family: 
MELIPHAGIDAE
Order: 
PASSERIFORMES
Genus: 
Gymnomyza
Species: 
aubryana
Population trend: 
decreasing
Authority: 
(Verreaux & Des Murs, 1860)
Medium: 
acrylic
New Caledonia has the engaging Kagu but it was a thrill to just get a short glimpse of a Crow Honeyeater as it seemed to crawl among the vegetation. For a split second its head emerged and I managed a few iffy photos and then it was gone.