French: Souimanga de Temminck German: Temmincknektarvogel Spanish: Suimanga de Temminck
Mount Singgalang, 1600 feet [c. 490 m], 0°24’ S, 100°20’ E, Sumatra
S peninsular Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo.
Male 13 cm, 4·6–6·1 g; female 10 cm, 5 g. Male has lateral crownstripes that meet in a patch on central nape, and moustachial stripe, glossed purple and... read more
Soft “cheet-cheet”; rhythmic “tit-ti tit-it tit-it tit-it…”.
Lowland and hill dipterocarp forests, lower montane forest and peatswamp-forest; generally... read more
Food and feeding
Nectar, including from mistletoes (Loranthaceae), and small arthropods. Forages singly and, sometimes, in pairs; occasionally joins mixed-... read more
Laying recorded in Feb and fledglings found in early May and early Aug in Malay Peninsula; lays in Oct in NW Borneo (Sarawak). Nest egg-... read more
Status and conservation
Not assessed. Generally uncommon. Listed as “Vulnerable” in Malay Peninsula. Occurs in Kinabalu Park, in Borneo.
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