Regent Honeyeater Anthochaera phrygia


Anon. 2008. Wild Regent Honeyeaters reappear as captive birds are released. World Birdwatch 30(3): 11.

BirdLife Australia. 2012. Spotlight on Regent Honeyeaters. Available at: (Accessed: 08/10/2013).

Crates, R.; Rayner, L.; Stojanovic, D.; Webb, M.; Heinsohn, R. 2017. Undetected Allee effects in Australia's threatened birds: implications for conservation. Emu - Austral Ornithology 117(3): 207-221.

Garnett, S. T.; Crowley, G. M. 2000. The action plan for Australian birds 2000. Environment Australia, Canberra.

Garnett, S. T.; Szabo, J. K.; Dutson, G. 2011. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood.

Higgins, P. J.; Peter, J. M.; Steele, W. K. 2001. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds: Tyrant-flycatchers to Chats. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Ingwersen, D. 2008. Resurrecting the Warty-faced Honeyeater. Wingspan 18(4): 20-23.

Liu, S. C., Gillespie, J., Atchison, N. and Andrew, P. 2014. The recovery programme for the Regent honeyeater Anthochaera phrygia: an example of conservation collaboration in Australia. International Zoo Yearbook 48: 83-91.

NSW Scientific Committee. 2010. Regent Honeyeater Anthochaera phrygia - critically endangered species listing NSW Scientific Committee - final determination. Available at: determinations/regenthoneyeaterFD.htm.. (Accessed: 26 April 2012).

Oliver, D. L.; Lollback, G. W. 2010. Breeding habitat selection by the endangered Regent Honeyeater Anthochaera phrygia. Pacific Conservation Biology 16(1): 27-35.

Powys, V. 2010. Regent Honeyeaters - mapping their movements through song. Corella 34(4): 92-102.

Regent Honeyeater Recovery Team. 1998. Regent Honeyeater Recovery Plan 1999-2003.

Roderick, M., Ingwersen, D.A. and Tzaros, C.L. 2013. Swift Parrots and Regent Honeyeaters in the Lower Hunter Region of New South Wales: an assessment of status, identification of high priority habitats and recommendations for conservation. Report for Sustainable Regional Development Program. Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, BirdLife Australia, Melbourne.

Roderick, M., Geering, D.J. and Ingwersen, D.A. 2014. Significant breeding event of Regent Honeyeaters Anthochaera phrygia near Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, during spring 2007. Australian Field Ornithology 31(3): 113-121.

Szabo, M. 2016. Regent Honeyeater news. Birds New Zealand 9: 11.

Vine, S. and Dutson, G. 2014. IBAs in Danger: The state of Australia’s Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas. BirdLife Australia.

Further resources

Australian Govt - Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000 - Recovery Outline

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Anthochaera phrygia. Downloaded from on 02/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 02/06/2023.