French: Zostérops de Doherty German: Schopfbrillenvogel Spanish: Anteojitos crestado
Other common names:
E. J. O. Hartert
Gunung Tambora, Sumbawa, Lesser Sundas
Subspecies and Distribution
H. d. dohertyi
(E. J. O. Hartert, 1896) – hills of Sumbawa and Satonda, in W Lesser Sunda Is.
H. d. subcristata
(E. J. O. Hartert, 1897) – hills of Flores, in WC Lesser Sunda Is.
12 cm. Nominate race has top of head blackish olive-brown, elongated crown feathers with sharply defined white dots in centres, spots becoming brownish and obsolete on... read more
On Flores (race subcristata) distinctive and moderately rapid song of 14 clear, sweet... read more
Primary semi-evergreen rainforest, tall secondary forest, wooded cultivation and scrub; degraded... read more
Food and feeding
No details of diet. Singly, in pairs and in groups of three or four individuals; often in mixed-species flocks with Heleia... read more
Jul–Aug on Sumbawa; and Feb–Oct (peak May–Jun) on Flores. Clutch 2 eggs, sometimes 1 and rarely 3, light blue, sparsely... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Northern Nusa Tenggara EBA. Locally common in primary forest at 700–1000 m; generally scarce to rare in... read more
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