French: Yuhina de Birmanie German: Graunackenyuhina Spanish: Yuhina birmana
A. O. Hume
Mulayit Taung (16°11’ N, 98°32’ E), Tenasserim, Myanmar
Subspecies and Distribution
Y. h. clarki
(Oates, 1894) – E Myanmar.
Y. h. humilis
(A. O. Hume, 1877) – S Myanmar (N Tenasserim) and W Thailand.
12–12·5 cm. Nominate race has crown slightly milky warm mid-brown, nape milky grey-brown, medium-grey neck side and hindcollar; upperparts, upperwing and tail... read more
Not adequately described. Flock-members utter low “chuck-chuck”, occasionally “... read more
Montane broadleaf evergreen forest, pine and oak forest, at 1075–2275 m.
Food and feeding
Fruit, nectar and insects, last two taken at blossoms of small trees. Found in pairs or small parties.
Apr in Myanmar and Feb in Thailand. One nest was a “sling” of moss c. 40 cm long,sewn along atwig c. 15 m above ground, with... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in (and responsible for defining) Myanmar-Thailand Mountains Secondary Area. Generally uncommon to locally common;... read more
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