French: Dicée à croupion jaune German: Gelbbürzel-Mistelfresser Spanish: Picaflores culigualdo
Borneo; also N Natuna Is (one record).
9 cm; male 6·5–8·6 g, female 6·9–8·6 g, unsexed juveniles 6·5–8·2 g. Male has slate-blue head, back, upperwing and... read more
High-pitched chittering in flight; other calls are “tsee-oo”, first note rising and... read more
Dipterocarp forest, peatswamp-forest, heath and secondary forests, at forest edge, in plantations... read more
Food and feeding
Flowers, pollen, nectar, ripe fruit pulp, buds, also insects and spiders (Araneae). Frequently forages at low levels, but found in all... read more
Nesting in Apr in Kalimantan Barat and Jul and Aug in Kalimantan Tengah; in Sabah, nest-building in Feb, birds with enlarged gonads in Feb... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common and widespread throughout Borneo. Status in N Natunas uncertain; only one confirmed record. Occurs in several protected areas, e.g. Danum... read more
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