French: Tisserin nélicourvi German: Grünweber Spanish: Tejedor malgache
Parvus [Parus] nelicourvi
N & E Madagascar (Mt d’Ambre, and from Tsaratanana E to Sambava and S to Tolagnaro).
15 cm; 20–28 g. Male has black forehead and crown down to ear-coverts, forming well-marked helmet; upperparts and upperwing plain olive-green, tail brownish-green; chin... read more
Swizzling call, and a nasal "tiang tiang".
Rainforest and secondary forest, from sea-level to 1950 m; also in E littoral forest on sandy soils... read more
Food and feeding
Diet primarily insects and other arthropods; spiders (Araneae), beetles (Coleoptera), bugs (Hemiptera) and grasshoppers (Orthoptera)... read more
Breeds Sept–Dec. Monogamous, probably with long-term pair-bond. Solitary, with nests widely separated; sometimes two nests at a site... read more
No detailed information; adults likely to be resident.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally common to fairly common. May be vulnerable to habitat loss from forest clearing, but seems able to survive in secondary habitats and in some... read more
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