French: Cratérope à gorge blanche German: Burmaelsterhäherling Spanish: Turdoide gorjiblanco
Pegu Division, Lower Myanmar.
Dry zone of C & S Myanmar.
25–27 cm. Very long-tailed, fairly large Turdoides babbler, dark-streaked above, with white breast and buffy-rufous belly. Forecrown and short narrow... read more
Flocks utter sibilant low “trrrr trrrr trrrr…” and louder, constantly repeated “chr’r’r’r’r’r’r” or... read more
Scrub and bushes in semi-desert, borders of cultivation, thorn hedges, thickets, patches of bamboo... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Occurs in parties of about seven individuals. Forages on ground, under scrub, also in small trees.
All year except Jan–Feb, and mostly Mar–May. Nest a flimsy or more substantial and compact cup (depending on situation), made... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Irrawaddy Plains EBA. Common within small range.
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