Tonga Whistler

Its natural habitat is the understory of primary forests, although it is found in secondary forest with large trees.

The Tonga Whistler is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

the two) endemic species today - the Tonga Whistler, which is found only on the island of Vava'n in the north. I've seen lots of Polynesian Trillers, Polynesian Starlings, Wattled Honeyeaters, and Pacific Reef Herons in the lagoon. For mid-June there seem to be lots of Pacific Golden Plovers and (??????) young birds over-summering. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Pachycephalidae
Genus : Pachycephala
Species : jacquinoti
Authority : Bonaparte, 1850