French: Timalie de Kinnear German: Blasskehl-Zaunkönigtimalie Spanish: Ratina gorjipálida
Spelœornis longicaudatus kinneari
Delacour and Jabouille
Chapa (22°20’ N, 103°50’ E), Tonkin, Vietnam
S China (SE Yunnan, NW Guangxi) and N Vietnam (W Tonkin).
11–12 cm. Small dark wren-babbler with pale throat. Male is dark bronzy brown with black scaling above, becoming plainer and more deep ochraceous-brown on fluffy rump... read more
Song involves two types of trill (repeated after intervals), which slow towards end, one type a... read more
Understorey of broadleaf evergreen forest, overgrown gaps in forest; at 1600–2500 m in... read more
Food and feeding
Virtually unknown. Probably takes small invertebrates. Forages close to ground, like congeners.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Previously considered Near Threatened. Locally common within small range, although judged rare in China. Present in Fan Si Pan National Park, in Vietnam. In China... read more
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