Honeyeaters (Meliphagidae)

Wattled Honeyeater (Foulehaio carunculatus) - HBW 13, p. 669

French: Méliphage foulehaio German: Schuppenkopf-Honigfresser Spanish: Mielero Foulehaio
Other common names: Carunculated/Samoan Wattled Honeyeater; Vitu Levu Wattled Honeyeater (procerior)

Taxonomy: Certhia carunculata J. F. Gmelin, 1788, Tongatapu, Tonga.
Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • carunculatus (J. F. Gmelin, 1788) - Wallis and Futuna Is; E Fiji (Lau Group); Samoa (Savai'i, Upolu and offshore islets, including Nu'utele, Namua, Fanuatapu, Manono and Apolima); American Samoa (Tutuila and associated islets, and Manua Is); and Tonga (Vava'u Group, Ha'apai Group and Tongatapu Group).
  • taviunensis ( Wiglesworth, 1891) - Vanua Levu, Taveuni and associated islets (including Mathuata, Nggamea, Rambi and Yangganga), in NC Fiji.
  • procerior ( Finsch & Hartlaub, 1867) - W & C Fiji: Yasawa and Mamanuca Groups, Viti Levu, Vatulele, Beqa, Lomaiviti Group (including Ovalau), and Yasayasa Moala Group.