Whitehead's Spiderhunter (Arachnothera juliae) - HBW 13, p. 320
French: Arachnothère de Whitehead
Spanish: Arañero de Whitehead
Taxonomy: Arachnothera juliae Sharpe, 1887, Mount Kinabalu, north Borneo.
Very distinctive species with no obvious close relatives. Monotypic.
Distribution: Borneo: in Sarawak (Mt Dulit, Mt Kalulong, Mt Murud, Mt Selidang, Usun Apau Plateau, Kelabit Uplands and Mt Mulu), Sabah (Mt Kinabalu, Mt Trus Madi and Crocker Range) and Kalimantan Timur (upper R Bahau and Mt Lanjut).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Foraging in canopy on small twigs; part of a mixed-species foraging flock. Locality Crocker Range NP Headquarters, Crocker Range National Park, Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo (Monotypic species)
Jason Anderson 17 November 2013 3 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 19 sec 3.7
Feeding on a flowering tree. Locality Tambunan Rafflesia Forest Reserve, Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo
Vasas András 17 March 2010 3 years ago 46 sec 1.8
Had been searching for years to be able to have a glimpse of this unique bird, and was lucky to have few shots of it!!
Locality Tambunan Rafflesia Forest Reserve, Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo
Jonathan Soon 11 December 2013 2 hours ago ADDED TODAY! 5
An adult bird in flight, seen from below.
Locality Tambunan Rafflesia Forest Reserve, Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo (Monotypic species)
James Eaton 1 November 2009 51 weeks ago 3
A distant bird showing its characteristic yellow rump
Locality Mount Kinabalu National Park, Sabah (Malaysia), Borneo (Monotypic species)
monicayhector 1 August 2008 3 years ago 1
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