French: Guaiabero lunulé German: Stummelschwanzpapagei Spanish: Lorito guayabero
Four subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
B. l. lunulatus
(Scopoli, 1786) – Luzon, N Philippines.
B. l. callainipictus
Parkes, 1971 – Samar, EC Philippines.
B. l. intermedius
Salvadori, 1891 – Leyte and Panaon, EC Philippines.
B. l. mindanensis
(Steere, 1890) – Mindanao, SE Philippines.
15 cm; 62–77 g. Green above, yellowish green below and on rump and uppertail-coverts; bill bluish grey; face and throat pale blue; narrow pale blue collar; bend of wing... read more
Calls include high-pitched short thin whistles, given either singly or in short series, such as “... read more
Forest and forest edge, secondary growth, clearings with scattered trees, orchards and mangroves.
Food and feeding
Fig seeds and fruit, fruits of vines and cultivated trees including guava, from which its name derives; forages along vines and limbs of... read more
Starting to reach breeding condition in Mar.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Usually considered fairly common throughout fairly limited range; regularly recorded at Angat Watershed Forest, in area of reservoir to... read more
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