Northern and Eastern Australia
Mostly nectar from flowers, fruits, and insects
Habitat: Mainly open forests
Incubation: 16-17 days / 2-3 eggs
Social structure: Pairs or small groups of up to 7 birds
Weight: male 135g max, female 119g max
Estimated population in the wild: unknown /uncommon
Threats: There are no major threats to this species.
IUCN Status: Least concern
Did you know that:
Their long beak enables them to probe a great variety of flowers, drawing out nectar by the adhesive action of the brushlike tongue.