Spotted berrypecker

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Spotted berrypecker
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Melanocharitidae
Genus: Rhamphocharis
Salvadori, 1876
Species: R. crassirostris
Binomial name
Rhamphocharis crassirostris
Salvadori, 1876

Melanocharis crassirostris

The spotted berrypecker (Rhamphocharis crassirostris) is a species of bird in the berrypecker and longbill family Melanocharitidae. Although it is sometimes placed in the genus Melanocharis with the other berrypeckers in the family, it is now treated as distinct enough to merit a monotypic genus, Rhamphocharis.[1] It is found in New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.


  1. ^ Gregory, Phil (2008). "Family Melanocharitidae (Berrypeckers and Longbills)". In del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew; Christie, David. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 13, Penduline-tits to Shrikes. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. pp. 322–338. ISBN 978-84-96553-45-3.