Red-capped Flowerpecker

A common but inconspicuous tiny bird with short bill and tail, red cap, rump and, in the male, red spot on the breast.

The Red-capped Flowerpecker is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Red-capped Flowerpecker (Dicaeum geelvinkianum) is a small passerine bird endemic to, and widespread within, New Guinea and adjacent islands. It has recently been split from the Olive-crowned Flowerpecker Dicaeum pectorale. More

Red-capped Flowerpecker: It's on the list = More

This is the first record of Red-capped Flowerpecker for Boigu Island and the 5th for Australia. The first record was made on Saibai Island in July 1996 (BARC Case No. 273). Verdict: Accepted = References & Bibliography: ยท Beehler, B.M et al. 1986. Birds of New Guinea, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Dicaeidae
Genus : Dicaeum
Species : geelvinkianum
Authority : Meyer, 1874