The blue-faced honeyeater has a vivid blue skin patch on a black and white face. The body is olive green with white underparts and a black bib. The blue-faced honeyeater is the largest of its family. Pairs often use the nests of other species, sometimes evicting the current occupants by force, and relining the nest for their own eggs. These birds are very active, noisy, and aggressive.
Adaptations: These birds are able to forage in trees, on the ground, and catch insects in flight. Their tongues have a brush-like tip for collecting fluids such as nectar.