- Dicaeum aureolimbatum
8·5 cm (3¼ in); a tiny flowerpecker
- Bright olive-green upperparts
- Paler crown
- Brighter green rump
- Blackish-brown upperwing and tail
- Blackish-grey auriculars
Sulawesi and nearby islands.
A common species in its range but most often difficult to spot.
There are two known geographical variations:
- D. a. aureolimbatum:
- Sulawesi, Bangka, Lembeh, Muna and Butung islands
- D. a. laterale:
- Sangihe Island (off northern Sulawesi)
Primary and tall secondary forests and forest edges.
The diet is mainly small figs, mistletoe berries, pollen and spiders and small insects.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2017)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Yellow-sided Flowerpecker. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 4 December 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Yellow-sided_Flowerpecker