French: Polochion de Céram German: Seramlederkopf Spanish: Filemón de Seram
Other common names: Grey-necked Friarbird
Hombron and Jacquinot, 1841,
See P. fuscicapillus. Monotypic.
Seram, in S Moluccas.
35 cm; four birds 172–223g. Large to very large honeyeater with rather long, decurved bill with small protuberance at base of upper mandible, and long tail with rather... read more
One of first birds to call in morning, starting before dawn and continuing until sunrise; said to... read more
Widespread, from lowland mangroves and coconut plantations on coast to primary and disturbed lower... read more
Food and feeding
Poorly known. Seen singly, in twos (possibly pairs) and small groups, mainly in upper levels of forest; noisy and conspicuous. read more
Active nests in Aug (contents unknown). Nest built very high in tall tree. Seen to attack vigorously a pair of Moluccan Red Lories (Eos... read more
No data; presumably resident, with local movements.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restrictedrange species: present in Seram EBA. Widespread and very common in Seram; no estimates of population. Recorded at densities of 0·18... read more
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