French: Méliphage barré German: Sperberhonigfresser Spanish: Mielero barrado
no locality = New Caledonia
16–20 cm; one female 16 g. Distinctively marked honeyeaterwith long, slender and fairly strongly decurved bill. Top of head, hindneck and side of neck are dark olive-... read more
Flute-like whistle, "phew", sometimes of 2–3 or more syllables, often preceded by... read more
Primary rainforest, tall secondary growth and maquis (scrubland) vegetation; also in gardens and... read more
Food and feeding
Nectar (including of Geissois and Grevillea), small insects, some fruit. Acrobatic, hanging and clambering about flowers... read more
Breeds Aug–Jan. Nest cup-shaped, made of dead grasses and ferns, with soft woolly lining (probably of sedge inflorescences), or lined... read more
Nothing known; probably sedentary, with some local movements.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted range species: present in New Caledonia EBA. Described as not uncommon or as common in all humid habitats in New Caledonia. First nest not... read more
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