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Meyer's Friarbird

Philemon meyeri

The Meyer's friarbird, known scientifically as Philemon meyeri, is a distinguished member of the Meliphagidae family. This avian species is a tribute to Adolf Bernard Meyer, a German anthropologist and ornithologist who explored the Dutch East Indies.

Habitat

The natural abode of the Meyer's friarbird is the subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, where it thrives amidst the verdant foliage.

Distribution

This species is endemic to the lush landscapes of New Guinea, where it flits through the forest canopy.

Conservation status

The Meyer's friarbird is currently classified as Least Concern by the IUCN, indicating that, for now, it is not at immediate risk of decline in population numbers.

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