French: Méliphage de Wetar German: Weißkehl-Honigfresser Spanish: Mielero acollarado
Other common names: Black-chested Honeyeater, Wetar Honeyeater
Wetar, Lesser Sunda Islands.
Wetar, in E Lesser Sundas.
c. 13–15 cm. Striking, medium-small honeyeater with moderately long, slender and gently decurved bill. Plumage is largely yellowish-olive above, with dull black... read more
Lowland monsoon forest and gardens; observed also in mosaic of coastal scrub, overgrown cultivation... read more
Food and feeding
Forages at flowers in canopy and in tangles of vines; seen singly and in twos (probably pairs). No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Timor and Wetar EBA. Very poorly known. Occurs only on the small island of Wetar, with a tiny... read more
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