A tiny bird of forest canopy on the southeast islands of New Guinea. Medium gray above and pale gray below with whitish throat and yellowish belly. Large, bright red rump and small red crown patch. Male has glossy green wing and red chest patch. The female’s whitish throat extends to the chest. The only flowerpecker in range. Smaller and shorter-billed than a female Purple Sunbird. Song, a short, up-and-down, high-pitch melody.