French: Souimanga de Sumba German: Sumbanektarvogel Spanish: Suimanga de Sumba
E. J. O. Hartert, 1896,
Sumba, in C Lesser Sunda Is.
11 cm. Male has crown grey-brown, neck and back brown with strong olive tinge, remiges brown, edged green, tail blackish, slightly glossed, with brown tips; chin to upper... read more
Song a long, sweet, high-pitched tinkling warble; another song consists of “wee-chew, wee-... read more
At forest edge, in secondary forest, cultivation and scrub; sea-level to at least 950 m.
Food and feeding
No information on diet. Forages singly and in pairs, mostly in middle and upper storeys.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Sumba EBA. Very poorly known; considered very common.
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