French: Méliphage de Mayr German: Mayrhonigfresser Spanish: Mielero de Mayr
Other common names: Mayr's Streaked Honeyeater
Ptiloprora guisei mayri
E. J. O. Hartert, 1930,
Cyclops Mountains, north New Guinea.
See P. erythropleura and P. guisei. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
P. m. mayri
E. J. O. Hartert, 1930 – Foja Mts and Cyclops Mts, in N New Guinea.
P. m. acrophila
Diamond, 1969 – summit of Mt Menawa (Bewani Mts), in N New Guinea.
19·5 cm; male 30–37·5 g and female 24–29 g (nominate), male 29·3–36·3 g and female 25·5–29·2 g (... read more
Plaintive whistles. Song described as high plaintive slur repeated monotonously once every 3... read more
Hill and montane forest, moss forest and secondary forest. Nominate race at 1200–2150m; ... read more
Food and feeding
Diet includes arthropods (insects), nectar and fruit. Forages from understorey to canopy, including crowns of flowering trees; gleans, and... read more
Female ready to lay in early Sept. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restrictedrange species: present in North Papuan Mountains EBA. Poorly known; considered generally abundant within its altitudinal limits.
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