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Alternative names: Visayan Flowerpecker; Red-keeled Flowerpecker (also used for Dicaeum australe)
- Dicaeum haematostictum
- Black upperparts with bluey sheen
- White underparts, greyer on belly
- Black bar on upper breast with a bright scarlet patch extending from the bar and continuing as a line down the centre of breast and belly
- Longish, fine bill.
Has been considered conspecific with Red-striped Flowerpecker.
Forests, scrubby habitats and gardens, where it frequents fruiting or flowering trees.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- BirdLife International
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Black-belted Flowerpecker. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 1 December 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Black-belted_Flowerpecker
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