French: Polochion strié German: Halmaheralederkopf Spanish: Filemón estriado
Other common names: Halmahera Friarbird
Gilolo Island = Halmahera.
Morotai, Halmahera, Kasiruta and Bacan, in N Moluccas.
23 cm; one male 54 g. Distinctive medium-large friarbird-like honeyeater with long, heavy, decurved bill that appears to droop distally. Has top of head off-white, finely... read more
Main call a moderately high to high-pitched unmusical note, given at rate of c. 1 per second. Also... read more
Inhabits lowland and montane forests, including swamp-forest, forest edge and remnants in grassland... read more
Food and feeding
Apparently mainly arthropods and nectar, but also small fruits. Forages in flowering trees and shrubs; gleans for arthropods. Quiet and... read more
Male with enlarged gonads in Sept. No other information.
No information; probably resident, with some local movements.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restrictedrange species: present in Northern Maluku EBA. Moderately common on Halmahera; earlier was considered scattered and seen only infrequently... read more
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