White-streaked friarbird

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White-streaked friarbird
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Meliphagidae
Genus: Melitograis
Sundevall, 1872
Species: M. gilolensis
Binomial name
Melitograis gilolensis
(Bonaparte, 1850)

The white-streaked friarbird (Melitograis gilolensis) is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is monotypic within the genus Melitograis.[2] It is endemic to the north Moluccas in Indonesia.[3] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.[4]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Melitograis gilolensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "ITIS Report: Melitograis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  3. ^ del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew; Christie, David A., eds. (2008). Handbook of Birds of the World, volume 13: Penduline-tits to Shrikes. Barcelona, Spain: Lynx Edicions. p. 510. ISBN 978-84-96553-45-3. 
  4. ^ "Melitograis gilolensis: Classifications". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 13 December 2014.