French: Tchitrec roux German: Zimtparadiesschnäpper Spanish: Monarca canelo meridional
Isabela de Basilan, Philippines
Subspecies and Distribution
T. c. cinnamomea
(Sharpe, 1877) – S Philippines: Samar, Dinagat, Siargao, Camiguin Sur, Mindanao, Basilan and Sulu Archipelago.
T. c. talautensis
(A. B. Meyer & Wiglesworth, 1894) – Talaud Is, S of Philippines.
21·5 cm (male up to 30·5 cm when elongated central rectrices included); 21·2–23·1 g. Distinctive. Male nominate race is entirely bright pale orange-rufous, a little... read more
In Philippines a loud, long, continuous series of 30 or more clear strident “schweet” whistles at... read more
Forest and secondary growth in lowland and hills, below 1200 m. On Talaud also in all kinds of... read more
Food and feeding
Apparently insects. Forages singly, in pairs or in mixed-species flocks. In Philippines mostly in understorey up to 20 m from ground; in... read more
Season Apr–Jun in Philippines. Nest a neat cup built in fork of branch in understorey. Clutch 3 eggs, white, with lilac and brown... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally uncommon in Philippines. On Talaud, common in all wooded habitats on Karakelong (including the unique scrub on Mt Piapi) and Salebabu in... read more
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