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Alternative name: Buru Myzomela; Seram Myzomela

Includes: Buru Myzomela, Seram Myzomela

Photo © by James Eaton
Manusela, Seram, Indonesia, January 2011
Myzomela wakoloensis



South-east Asia: found on Seram and Buru in the southern Moluccas (Indonesia).



There are 2 subspecies [1] which may constitute separate species [2]:

  • M. w. elisabethae: "Seram Myzomela". Mountains of Seram (southern Moluccas)
  • M. w. wakoloensis: "Buru Myzomela". Mountains of Buru (southern Moluccas)


Moist lowland forests, mangroves and montanes.



  1. 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/
  2. Eaton, J.A.. van Balen, B. Brickle, N.W., B Rheindk F.E. (2021). Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago, Greater Sundas and Wallacea. Lynx Edicions. Barcelona. Second Edition

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