French: Actinodure de Taiwan German: Taiwanmeisenhäherling Spanish: Sibia de Formosa
Mount Morrison, Taiwan.
18–19 cm; mean 32 g. Typical short-tailed barwing with chestnut hood, white-streaked grey breast and buff-and-rufous belly streaking. Crown and head side (lores, ear-... read more
Song a loud clear “whit chiwwii” or “whit tchiyiwi” (the “whit” a short, quick introductory note,... read more
Mature broadleaf deciduous forest and broadleaf evergreen forest, mixed broadleaf-coniferous forest... read more
Food and feeding
Mostly arthropods such as beetle larvae (Coleoptera), other insects and their larvae; also berries and seeds; berries of honeysuckle (... read more
Apr–May. Nest bulky, with much moss added, placed on branch in canopy. No other information.
Resident. Reports of movements to lower elevations during harsh winter weather at higher levels of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Taiwan EBA. Common. In Yushan National Park, recorded density of 2·39 birds/ha in mixed coniferous forest,... read more
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