French: Foudi des Seychelles German: Seychellenweber Spanish: Fodi de Seychelles
Marianne Island, Seychelles
Islands of Cousin, Cousine, Frégate and (reintroduced) Aride, in Seychelles.
12 cm; 15–19 g. Male breeding has dull yellow forehead, central crown, chin and throat, olive-grey cheek and ear-coverts; nape and upperparts olive-green, feathers of... read more
Song a brief trill during courtship. Regular "tse tse tse" contact calls during foraging. Male and... read more
Inhabits coconut (Cocos nucifera) and Casuarina plantations. Originally occurred... read more
Food and feeding
Primarily insectivorous (72% of observations), insects including homopteran bugs, beetles (Coleoptera), ants (Formicidae); also spiders (... read more
Breeds May–Sept, with clearly defined moult and breeding seasons, on Cousin; has been suggested also that breeding occurs throughout... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted range species: present in Granitic Seychelles EBA. Restricted to very small islands, with total... read more
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