French: Myzomèle de Nouvelle-Irlande German: Neuirland-Honigfresser Spanish: Mielero de Nueva Irlanda
C & S New Ireland, in E Bismarck Archipelago.
11 cm; 10 g. Forehead, crown, anterior ear-coverts, malar area and chin to uppermost breast are red, forming conspicuous red mask enclosing narrow black loral stripe that... read more
Call a buzzy, downslurred “bzzr” or repeated “zzr”.
Montane forest, mainly above 500 m; generally replaced at lower altitudes by M. cruentata... read more
Food and feeding
No data on diet. Singles and small groups forage in canopy and congregate in flowering trees; two seen to search through epiphytic growth... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in New Britain and New Ireland EBA. In general, present species is very poorly known. No measures or estimates of... read more
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