Scientific Name: Dicaeum chrysorrheum
Malay Name: Sepah-Puteri Tongkeng Kuning
Chinese Name: 黄臀啄花鸟
Found from the Himalayan Foothills to Southern China, mainland Southeast Asia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Bali.
Polytypic. Subspecies are: chrysochlore, chrysorrheum
Local Subspecies: chrysorrheum
Size: 10-10.5 cm
Identification: Differentiated from other flowerpecker species from the whitish loral stripe, yellowish-olive upperparts, mostly white underparts with bold blackish steaks and the distinctive orange-yellow undertail-coverts or vent. Juvenile display greyer underparts with duller streaks and pale yellow undertail-coverts.
Habitat: Broadleaved forest and forest edge.
Behaviour/Ecology: Know as a frugivore, in particular as a visitor to fig crops.
Local Status: Rare resident
Conservation Status: Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
Location: Central Catchment Forest, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Dairy Farm Nature Park, Bukit Batok Nature Park and Singapore Zoo (River Safari).
Craig Robson (2011) A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia
David Wells (2007) The Birds of Thai-Malay Peninsula, Volume 2