French: Hémipe véloce German: Sundaschnäppervanga Spanish: Oruguero golondrina
Extreme S Myanmar (S Tenasserim), extreme S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra (including Nias I and Simeulue I), Riau and Lingga Archipelagos, Bangka, Belitung, Borneo (including Banggi I), Java and Bali.
14–15 cm; 10–14 g. Male has top of head, upperparts and wings black, glossed green, lores to ear-coverts also black, cheeks and side of neck white; rump white,... read more
Coarse “tu-tu-tu-tu-hee-tee-tee-teet” and “hee-too-weet”, interspersed with... read more
Canopy of forest, including freshwater swamp-forest, tall secondary growth and forest edge; also... read more
Food and feeding
Eats small insects. Commonly joins canopy-level mixed-species foraging parties. Snatches insects from underside of terminal foliage while... read more
Breeds in Apr–Jun in Peninsular Malaysia, Jan–Apr and Aug–Nov in Sumatra, and Aug–Sept in Borneo. Nest built by... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Scarce to locally common; in 1990s regarded as local and uncommon in Thailand and fairly common in Sumatra, Borneo, Java and Bali. Considered “... read more
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