French: Zostérops précieux German: Goldstirn-Brillenvogel Spanish: Timalí frentigualdo
Valencia, Negros, Philippines
Panay and Negros, in WC Philippine Is.
13 cm. Remarkable small babbler, greyish-green with complex head pattern of yellow, orange, black and white. Bristly lores and forehead are yellow, centre of crown black,... read more
Song pleasant and musical, of 7–10 quickly delivered, rather slurred sweet notes, starting... read more
Thick undergrowth and understorey in primary forest, secondary forest and degraded secondary forest... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including large ones, reported. Forages unobtrusively in undergrowth close to ground and in understorey bushes and in middle-... read more
Season on Negros apparently extended: breeding-condition birds in Feb, Apr, May, Aug and Dec, territorial behaviour in late Mar and early... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Negros and Panay EBA. Known from five localities on Panay (all found since 1980) and from 18 on Negros (five with post-1980... read more
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