Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.
The Thick-billed White-eye is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
The Thick-billed White-eye (Heleia crassirostris) is a species of bird in the Zosteropidae family. It is endemic to Indonesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Heleia crassirostris. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007. More
* Thick-billed White-eye, Heleia crassirostris * Spot-breasted White-eye, Heleia muelleri * Genus Chlorocharis * Mountain Blackeye, Chlorocharis emiliae * Genus Woodfordia * Sanford's White-eye, Woodfordia lacertosa * Bare-eyed White-eye, Woodfordia superciliosa * Genus Megazosterops - sometimes placed in Rukia More
Timor, the other species, the Thick-billed White-eye, occurs on Flores and Sumbawa. Both species are around 13.5 cm long and have atypical plumage for the family. Little is known about these two species, although presumably fruit and insects are part of their diet. More