Red-chested Flowerpecker (Dicaeum maugei) - HBW 13, p. 385
Dicée de Maugé
Spanish: Picaflores de
Other common names: Blue-cheeked/Mauge’s/Timor Flowerpecker, Lesser Sunda Flowerpecker
Taxonomy: Dicaeum maugei
Lesson, 1830, Timor.
Forms a superspecies with D. igniferum. Proposed race mariae (from Nusa Penida, off SE Bali) synonymized with neglectum; romae (from Roma I) considered indistinguishable from nominate. Four subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- splendidum Büttikofer, 1893 - Salayar and Tanahjampea, S of Sulawesi.
- neglectum E. J. O Hartert, 1897 - Nusa Penida (off SE Bali) and Lombok, in W Lesser Sundas.
- maugei Lesson, 1830 - Romang, Damar, Timor, Sawu, Roti, Semau and perhaps Wetar, in E Lesser Sundas.
- salvadorii A. B. Meyer, 1884 - Moa and Babar, in extreme E Lesser Sundas.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A male in a tree, singing once and flying away. Locality Babar, Lesser Sundas (ssp salvadorii)
Josep del Hoyo 31 October 2011 2 years ago 25 sec 3.8
Perched bird preening constantly. Locality West Java Province, Java (Indonesia)
Ron Hoff 6 July 2008 33 weeks ago 29 sec 3.3
Brief view of a male arriving to coconut palm. Locality Tanahjampea, Sulawesi (Indonesia) (ssp splendidum)
Josep del Hoyo 20 October 2011 2 years ago 16 sec 1.9
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Male feeding two chicks on the nestNest were hang up at Mahagony tree
Locality Baumata, Kupang Regency, West Timor (Indonesia), Timor, Lesser Sundas (ssp Maugei)
oki hidayat 18 October 2013 47 weeks ago 4.3
A perched bird in a fruiting tree.
Locality Nusa Penida, Bali (Indonesia) (ssp neglectum)
mehdhalaouate 8 November 2007 4 years ago 4.1
Fledgling bird feeding on fruit in probably a Mutingia tree with Muntingia fruit
Locality Tepa, Babar, Lesser Sundas (ssp salvadorii)
ColTrainor 15 August 2011 47 weeks ago 4.1
Locality Assalaino, Lautém District, Timor-Leste, Timor, Lesser Sundas
ColTrainor 24 September 2013 48 weeks ago 4
A male in a tree.
Locality Babar, Lesser Sundas (ssp salvadorii)
James Eaton 31 October 2011 2 years ago 4
Adult male perched in Eucalyptus alba tree
Locality Lakuwahi, Romang, Lesser Sundas
ColTrainor 26 October 2010 48 weeks ago 3.7