French: Méliphage de Timor German: Timorhonigfresser Spanish: Mielero de Timor
Other common names: Yellow-eared Honeyeater
“Nouvelle-Hollande”; error = Timor.
Timor, in E Lesser Sundas.
c. 12·5–14 cm. Distinctive, medium-small honeyeater with moderately long and sturdy decurved bill. Plumage is rich greenish-olive above, with blackish mask over... read more
Calls include varying series of short, rapid, bubbling whistled notes lasting c. 1·5 seconds; brief... read more
Monsoon forest, forest edge, riparian woodland, secondary growth, and open forest of Eucalyptus... read more
Food and feeding
Diet includes nectar and insects. Apparently mainly nectarivorous, foraging at flowers mainly in upper middle storey. Seen singly and in... read more
Single report of breeding in Apr. No other information.
Resident, probably with some local movements.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restrictedrange species: present in Timor and Wetar EBA. No estimates of population level; considered common but patchily distributed.
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