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Banda Myzomela

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Myzomela boiei
Photo  ©  by Mark HarperBabar, Tanimbar Islands, Indonesia, October, 2018
Photo © by Mark Harper
Babar, Tanimbar Islands, Indonesia, October, 2018


[edit] Identification

9–11·5 cm

  • Scarlet head, neck, upper breast and mantle to uppertail-coverts

[edit] Distribution

South east Asia: found in the Lesser Sundas, Indonesia.

[edit] Taxonomy

Formerly regarded as conspecific with Wakolo Myzomela.

[edit] Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • M. b. boiei:
  • M. b. annabellae:

[edit] Habitat

Moist lowland forests, mangrove forests, and moist montanes.

[edit] Behaviour

Usually seen single or pairs; occasionally in flocks.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved December 2014)
  3. Wikipedia

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