French: Souimanga de Java German: Javanektarvogel Spanish: Suimanga eximio
Mountains of Java.
Male 13 cm, female 11·5cm. Male has iridescent green crown with some blue admixed, bright olive nape, side of neck, back and upperwing-coverts, yellow lower back and... read more
Clear “tee-tee-tee-leet” with variations.
Forest, forest edge, clearings, and alpine scrub above tree-line; 1200–3000 m.
Food and feeding
Diet thought to include nectar and small arthropods. Forages singly, in pairs and in small groups; mostly in lower and middle storeys.... read more
Laying in Jan, Mar–Jun, Nov and Dec. Nest a pouch of moss and other materials, suspended high up in forest tree. Eggs greyish-white... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Java and Bali Forests EBA. Common, particularly above 2400 m. Occurs in Gunung Gede-Pangrango National Park.
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