French: Zostérops de Biak German: Biakbrillenvogel Spanish: Anteojitos de Biak
A. B. Meyer
Korido, on Supiori, north Geelvink Bay, New Guinea
Supiori I and Biak I (N Geelvink Bay), in NW New Guinea.
11·5 cm; male 15 g. Has top of head and entire upperparts olive, paler on rump; lores fuscous, white eyering greatly reduced, greyish-black loral line continued as... read more
Song is typical of the genus, based on a repeated five-note pattern. Call a medium-high, slightly... read more
Forest, forest edge, regrowth with tall trees, low secondary growth, also shrubs in open old... read more
Food and feeding
Apparently mainly insectivorous, and not frugivorous. Forages in flocks of 3–12 individuals, often in small mixed-species flocks with... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Geelvink Islands EBA. Only small numbers recorded during recent visits,... read more
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