Higher classification Lichmera
Scientific name Lichmera limbata
|Similar Lichmera, Seram friarbird, Scaly‑crowned honeyeater, Black‑necklaced honeyeater, Timor friarbird|
The Indonesian honeyeater (Lichmera limbata) is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is the only species of honeyeater to occur west of the Wallace Line, the biogeographical boundary between the Australian-Papuan and Oriental zoogeographical regions. The species is sometimes considered conspecific with the brown honeyeater.
Distribution and habitat
It is endemic to Indonesia and East Timor, where it occurs in Bali and the Lesser Sundas from Lombok to Timor. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.