French: Polochion des Moluques German: Burulederkopf Spanish: Filemón moluqueño
Other common names: Buru Friarbird
J. F. Gmelin, 1788,
Buru, in S Moluccas.
31–37 cm. Large to very large honeyeater with long, heavy and slightly decurved bill with no protuberance at base of upper mandible. Plumage is plain grey-brown above,... read more
Reported as giving wide range of vocalizations; calls thought to be of present species, and not of... read more
All wooded habitats: lowland and montane primary forest, monsoon forest, secondary forest and... read more
Food and feeding
Poorly known. Occurs singly and in twos (possibly pairs), mainly in middle to upper levels of habitats; noisy, aggressive and conspicuous. read more
No information; presumed resident.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Buru EBA. Common, with total population estimated at 920,000 individuals. Nevertheless, it is... read more
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