Yellow-browed Melidectes

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

Yellow-browed Melidectes in the Schrader Ranges, the two species exclude each other and occur at different attitudes. The diet of the melidectes is not known for all species, but for those that are known it consists of insects, nectar, pollen, fruit and berries. The Short-bearded Melidectes has also been recorded eating seeds. They feed in all levels of the forest, and in shrubs and thickets in more open environments. More

The Yellow-browed Melidectes (Melidectes rufocrissalis) is a species of bird in the Meliphagidae family. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Melidectes rufocrissalis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007. Stub icon This article about a honeyeater is a stub. More

* Yellow-browed Melidectes, Melidectes rufocrissalis * Huon Melidectes, Melidectes foersteri * Belford's Melidectes, Melidectes belfordi * Ornate Melidectes, Melidectes torquatus Philemoninae Philemoninae Myzomelini * Tawny-crowned Honeyeater, Gliciphila melanops * Green-backed Honeyeater, Glycichaera fallax * Dark-eared Myza, Myza celebensis * White-eared Myza, Myza sarasinorum * More

Yellow-browed Melidectes Melidectes rufocrissalis New Guinea endemic Ornate Melidectes Melidectes torquatus New Guinea endemic Western Smoky Honeyeater Melipotes gymnops Papua endemic Smoky Honeyeater Melipotes fumigatus New Guinea endemic Wattled Smoky Honeyeater Melipotes carolae Papua endemic MacGregor's 'Bird of Paradise' Macgregoria pulchra New Guinea endemic Brown-backed Honeyeater Ramsayornis modestus Resident Rufous-banded Honeyeater Conopophila albogularis Resident Blue-faced Honeyeater Entomyzon cyanotis Resident Passeriformes > Pardalotidae > Acanthizinae > Sericornithini - More

Yellow-browed Melidectes Melidectes rufocrissalis 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Least Concern Justification Although this species may have a restricted range, it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). More

Yellow-browed Melidectes Melidectes rufocrissalis (0:31) Niels Krabbe 28-12-2006 17:50 Papua New Guinea 'Ambua Lodge', Southern Highlands 2030 call/song (B) Tape ref. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Meliphagidae
Genus : Melidectes
Species : rufocrissalis
Authority : (Reichenow, 1915)