(Longmore & Boles, 1983)
This species is found only in a small area of plateau rainforest in the Clarke Range west of Mackay in Queensland. Occasionally this species can be seen foraging on the rainforest margin and adjacent open forest.
The species name hindwoodi is for Keith Alfred Hindwood (1904–71), an amateur ornithologist who became the President of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union.
The birds at Eungella were long considered to be an outlier of the bridled honeyeater (Lichenostomus frenatus) but the Eungella honeyeater was split from the bridled honeyeater in 1983. The story of its discovery is documented here.
'Eungella' (pronounced yun-gulla with a hard 'g' (as in gift) and the stress on the first syllable) is believed to be an Aboriginal word for 'mountain of the mist'.
The Eungella honeyeater was previously placed in the genus Lichenostomus but was moved to Bolemoreus after a molecular phylogenetic analysis published in 2011 showed that the original genus was polyphyletic.
- BirdLife International (2012). "Lichenostomus hindwoodi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- "Bolemoreus hindwoodi (Longmore & Boles, 1983)". Atlas of Living Australia. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
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- Longmore, NW & Boles, WE 1983. 'Description and systematics of the Eungella Honeyeater Meliphaga hindwoodi. A new species of Honeyeater from Central Eastern Queensland, Australia'. Emu, vol. 83, no. 2, pp. 59-65.
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- Nyári, Á.S.; Joseph, L. (2011). "Systematic dismantlement of Lichenostomus improves the basis for understanding relationships within the honeyeaters (Meliphagidae) and historical development of Australo–Papuan bird communities". Emu. 111 (3): 202–211. doi:10.1071/mu10047.
- Gill, Frank; Donsker, David (eds.). "Honeyeaters". World Bird List Version 6.1. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
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