French: Verdin à front bleu German: Blaustirn-Blattvogel Spanish: Verdín frentiazul
Upland Sumatra, from Aceh S along Barisan Range to Lampung.
14 cm. The smallest leafbird. Adult male has anterior cap violet-blue, lores and anterior face deep indigo, supraloral fringe and ear-coverts aquamarine-blue, and jawline... read more
Canopy of lowland (submontane) evergreen and lower montane forests, mature and well regenerated;... read more
Food and feeding
Stomach contents fruit seeds, insects and arthropod eggs. Feeding method undescribed. Regular social unit said to be a pair, but reported a... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Sumatra and Peninsular Malaysia EBA. Information on population level... read more
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