Myzomela chermesina

Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests, secondary forest and coconut plantations. The species is tolerant of habitat loss but is listed as vulnerable due to its tiny range.

The Myzomela chermesina is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

Range & population Myzomela chermesina is endemic to Rotuma and offshore islets (including uninhabited Uea), Fiji. There are no population estimates but, in 1985 and 1992, it was common2,4. Important Bird Areas Click here to view map showing IBAs where species is recorded and triggers any of the IBA criteria. Ecology: It occurs in all habitats on the main island, including forest edge and plantations. It is primarily nectivorous but is also strongly insectivorous for a myzomela1,2,4. More

Rotuma Myzomela Myzomela chermesina Silvereye Zosterops lateralis 2c 127 Rotuma Myzomela Myzomela chermesina 5c 194 Silvereye Zosterops lateralis 1976.01 09.03.1976 Birds and flowers New wmk 1971. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Meliphagidae
Genus : Myzomela
Species : chermesina
Authority : Gray, 1846