French: Diamant à bec rose German: Schwarzmasken-Papageiamadine Spanish: Diamante piquirrosado
Viti Levu, Fiji
C & E Viti Levu, in W Fiji.
11 cm; one bird 21 g. Has forehead and face black, crown deep blue, ear-coverts to throat pale green; upperparts green, rump and uppertail-coverts red, short tail black;... read more
High, thin, penetrating "cheee cheee cheee" call, and a clicking sound.
Mature wet forest, mainly below 1000 m; also found in secondary scrub and plantations, and has bred... read more
Food and feeding
Primarily insects, also flower buds and fruit; fruit especially figs (Ficus vitiensis and Ficus tinctoria), also... read more
Nest-building observed in May, Jun and Aug; juveniles seen in Aug–Sept and Jan–Feb. Nest an untidy globular structure with... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted range species: present in Fiji EBA. Has small population within very small global range. Population estimated at 2500–10,000 individuals, in area... read more
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