French: Méliphage de Kandavu German: Goldaugen-Honigfresser Spanish: Mielero de Kandavu
E. L. Layard, 1875,
Kandavu Island (= Kadavu), Fiji.
Kadavu, in S Fiji.
16–21 cm. Rather drab, medium-sized honeyeater with moderately long and gently decurved bill. Top of head and hindneck are drab olive-grey, finely spotted or mottled... read more
Variety of mellow whistling calls or loud, ringing Philemon-like calls, or a jumble of... read more
Wide range of habitats, including mature montane and lowland forest, secondary forest, coastal... read more
Food and feeding
Poorly described. Mainly nectar, as well as some arthropods (insects and spiders). Regarded as ecological equivalent of Foulehaio... read more
Poorly known. Three clutches found in Sept, and breeding recorded also in May. Nest a fragile cup, made of fine grasses and rootlets, lined... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restrictedrange species: present in Fiji EBA. Described as very common within tiny global range on single island. No estimates of global population... read more
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