French: Polochion à nuque blanche German: Manuslederkopf Spanish: Filemón nuquiblanco
Other common names:
P. L. Sclater
Admiralty Islands, Bismarck Archipelago
Manus and Los Negros (also Big Ndrova, Ndrilo and probably other satellite islands)#R, in Admiralty Is, in N Bismarck Archipelago.
34–37 cm. Large to very large, rather neat and clean-looking honeyeater with medium-length, heavy and slightly decurved bill with only small protuberance at base of... read more
Song characteristic, heard often, a repeated rollicking phrase of 2–5 loud and rapid notes,... read more
Abundant in all disturbed habitats, including forest edge, town gardens and around villages, and... read more
Food and feeding
Takes nectar from flowering trees; presumed also to eat invertebrates. Noisy, active and conspicuous. Usually seen singly or in twos (... read more
Active nests recorded mid-Mar, early Aug and early Nov, and nest being built in mid-Jul. Nest a bulky cup made of plant material, usually... read more
Probably resident, with local movements. Birds seen on Patamu, a small islet c. 500 m off Manus... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Manus, Admiralty Islands EBA; also recorded in satellite islands as Los Negros, Big Ndrova and... read more
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