French: Dicée porte-flamme German: Rotkehl-Mistelfresser Spanish: Picaflores encendido
Flores, Lesser Sunda Islands
Sumbawa, Komodo, Flores, Solor, Adonara and Lembata#R, Pantar and Alor, in Lesser Sundas.
9 cm. Male has whole upperside from crown to rump dull scarlet, glossed violet on back; forehead, face, side of neck, scapulars, upperwing and tail purplish-black; chin white... read more
Rapidly repeated, thin, high-pitched “see-saw”. Song a very rapid, descending series, c... read more
Semi-deciduous, degraded or secondary forest, coastal monsoon scrub-forest, lightly wooded... read more
Food and feeding
No information; diet probably includes fruit, pollen and nectar of mistletoes (Loranthaceae). Forages singly, in pairs or in small groups;... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Northern Nusa Tenggara EBA. Widespread and generally common.
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