French: Pitohui bicolore German: Zweifarbpirol Spanish: Pitohuí bicolor
Lobo, Triton Bay, west New Guinea
New Guinea, including Yapen I.
22–23 cm; 67–76 g. Adult has head black, upperparts rufous-chestnut, upperwing and tail black; chin, throat and upper breast black, remainder of underparts bright... read more
Song an irregular series of variations based on 3–7 rich whistles, comprising upslurs and... read more
Forest, forest edges and secondary growth, occasionally mangroves and low beach trees. Occurs in... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly fruit, including small figs (Ficus); some insects and grass seeds. Nestlings fed with berries and invertebrates. Found at... read more
Laying female in mid-Oct, nests with eggs in mid-Nov and mid-Feb, with chicks late Oct, mid-Dec and mid-Feb, also fledglings late Oct and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally fairly common to common. Less numerous in places when sympatric with P. kirhocephalus: on Mt Karimui comprised 0·7% of local... read more
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