Palawan flowerpecker

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Palawan flowerpecker
Palawan Flowerpecker (male).JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Dicaeidae
Genus: Prionochilus
Species: P. plateni
Binomial name
Prionochilus plateni
Blasius, 1888

The Palawan flowerpecker (Prionochilus plateni) is a species of bird in the Dicaeidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

The scientific name commemorates the German zoologist Carl Constantin Platen.

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