French: Madanga à gorge rousse German: Burupieper Spanish: Madanga
Other common names: Rufous-throated White-eye
Rothschild and E. J. O. Hartert, 1923,
Wa Fehat, Buru.
W & C Buru (Mt Kapalatmada and Mada Range), in S Moluccas.
13 cm. Has light greyish-olive crown, side of head and nape, paler on forehead and lores; rudimentary pale eyering consisting of very short scaly feathers; upperparts... read more
Montane forest at 820–1750 m, mainly above 1450 m; probably restricted to small isolated... read more
Food and feeding
Few data; presumed to take invertebrates from bark and lichen. Forages in mixed-species flocks. Seen to climb up and down trunks in manner... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Buru EBA. Uncommon and local. Four specimens collected in 1920s in mountains of W half of island. Revisited in 1990s, when... read more
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