enEnglish   deGerman   frFrench   esSpanish   jaJapanese   cnChinese   99unrestricted

 Avidiversity  AVITOPIA - Berrypeckers and Longbills

Scientific system: Clements et al.

Familia: Melanocharitidae

You can get "Checklist of the Berrypeckers and Longbills of Planet Earth" as an e-book here.

The family of Berrypeckers and Longbills is endemic to New Guinea and some neighboring islands. The body length ranges from 7.3 cm to 15 cm. Berrypeckers and Longbills occur in tropical forests from the lowlands to the mountain forests. They prefer to eat fruits or nectar, supplemented by insects. The nests are regularly built in a fork of a branch. A clutch usually consists of 1 or 2 eggs. The breeding biology is largely unknown.


     arfakiana - Obscure Berrypecker
     nigra - Black Berrypecker (4)
     longicauda - Lemon-breasted Berrypecker (1)
     versteri - Fan-tailed Berrypecker (4)
     striativentris - Streaked Berrypecker (2)
     crassirostris - Spotted Berrypecker (4)


     novaeguineae - Green-crowned Longbill
     poliopterus - Slaty-headed Longbill (3)


     iliolophus - Plumed Longbill (2)
     pygmaeum - Pygmy Longbill (2)

AVITOPIA has an image archive with 27273 bird images and an innovative projection engine.
It generates bird guides for any location on earth
Visit us at www.avitopia.net

Created at 13.05.2021 © AVITOPIA. Powered by AVITOPIA