French: Échenilleur des Salomon German: Salomonenraupenfänger Spanish: Oruguero de las Salomón
Other common names:
Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
Subspecies and Distribution
E. h. holopolium
(Sharpe, 1888) – Solomon Is (Buka, Bougainville, Choiseul, Santa Isabel, Guadalcanal).
E. h. tricolor
Mayr, 1931 – Malaita I (S Solomons).
20–23 cm; 40–63 g. Male nominate race has crown and upperparts, including upperwing-coverts and tertials, grey, variable black nuchal collar (sometimes more or less absent);... read more
Rasping or quavering upslurred “vrhee”, “vvrreeeoo” or “toe-hee”, often repeated up to ten times;... read more
Forest (both primary and secondary) and forest edge, from sea-level to 1200 m.
Food and feeding
Apparently eats mainly insects, but also takes fruit. Occurs in canopy, in groups of up to eight individuals, but more usually as singles,... read more
Female in breeding condition in Aug on Bougainville. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in the Solomon Group EBA, with an overall range estimated at 162,000 km... read more
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