Gilbert’s HoneyeaterScientific name: Melithreptus chloropsis
Aboriginal name: Djinki (cheen’key).
Distribution: Up to 15.5cm long with a 23.5cm wingspan.
Description: Found in the southwest of Western Australia.
Notes: The photographs for this species were not taken in the reserves of interest to the FQPB.
References: Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds. Various contributors.
What Bird is That? Neville W Cayley. 1978
Aboriginal names of bird species in south-west Western Australia, with suggestions for their adoption into common usage. Ian Abbott. 2009. Conservation Science Western Australia Journal. Volume 7 No 2 http://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/about-us/science-and-research/76-publications-and-resources/103-conservation-science-wa-journal