Redcapped flowerpecker

Dicaeum geelvinkianum

TAXONOMY

Dicaeum geelvinkianum Meyer, 1874, Japan. Eleven subspecies. OTHER COMMON NAMES

English: Red-crowned flowerpecker; French: Dicee de Geelvink; German: Papuamistelfresser; Spanish: Pica Flor de Gorra Roja.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

2.4 in (6 cm). Brownish with scarlet crown, nape, and breast; white throat patch and vents.

DISTRIBUTION

New Guinea, Geelvink Bay Islands, and the D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago.

HABITAT

Forests, forest edges, thick savanna, gardens, and plantations. Recorded as high as 7,700 ft (2,350 m).

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