Luzon island in Philippines
Seeds, fallen berries, insects, worms and other invertebrates.
Incubation: 17 days / 2 eggs
Social structure: Singly or in pairs
Estimated population in the wild: Rather scarce or rare
Threats: Habitat loss and fragmentation due to deforestation and agricultural expansion, hunting for the pet trade.
IUCN Status: Near Threatened
Did you know that:
- It is named for the red spot on its breast, which resembles a bleeding wound.
- This species’ beak is not adapted to chew or de-husk food so instead the food is swallowed whole.