French: Méliphage de Guadalcanal German: Guadalcanalhonigfresser Spanish: Mielero de Guadalcanal
E. J. O. Hartert, 1929,
Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands.
Mountains of Guadalcanal, in SE Solomon Is.
18–20 cm; male 41·5–48·5g, female 37·5–44·5 g. Plumage is slate-grey above, tinged brown on rump and uppertail-coverts, with... read more
Usually quiet. Call a loud musical “per-twee per-twee”; once heard to utter single... read more
Montane forest, particularly high moss forest; 950–1565 m, mainly above 1450 m.
Food and feeding
Diet includes small to medium-sized soft-bodied insects (maximum size noted 17 mm); almost certainly takes nectar, as seen to feed at... read more
No information; probably sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restrictedrange species: present in Solomon Group EBA. Moderately common to common; fairly common at 1450–1565 m in mountains S of Betilonga. read more
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