French: Grande Mélampitte German: Rußflöter Spanish: Melampita grande
Mount Moari, Arfak Mountains, New Guinea
W, N & far SE New Guinea: Vogelkop (Arfak Mts), Bomberai Peninsula (Fakfak Mts, Kumawa Mts), S slopes of Snow Mts (Utakwa R, Setekwa R), Torricelli Mts (Mt Somoro) and SE end of Central Dividing Range (Mt Mura).
29 cm; 205 g. Body plumage is entirely black, or with varying amounts of rufous-brown on head, various parts of upperparts and underparts; demarcation between differently... read more
Monotonously repeated pair of fairly loud, moderately high-pitched notes, given only... read more
Forests on rugged limestone (karst), at 650–1400 m.
Food and feeding
No information. Diet probably insects.
No confirmed information. According to local people in Fakfak Mts, nest a large basket of vines, suspended below ground level in deep,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in West Papuan Highlands EBA, North Papuan Mountains EBA and Central Papuan Mountains EBA. Shy, little known and... read more
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