French: Gobemouche à poitrine grise German: Aschbrustschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas de Rand
Muscicapa latirostris randi
Amadon and duPont
Dalton Pass, Nueva Vizcaya, Luzon, Philippines
Luzon, Samar and S Negros, in N & C Philippines.
12·5–14 cm. Small to medium-sized grey-brown forest flycatcher with short rounded wings (tips extending to just beyond base of tail). Head and upperparts are grey-brown... read more
Song an almost inaudible, high-pitched “wee-tit” or “zeeeeee-tipp”, repeated at regular intervals;... read more
Montane forest, mainly below 1000 m, exceptionally to 1200 m; has been found also in selectively... read more
Food and feeding
Diet largely unknown; mainly small invertebrates. Usually solitary or in pairs. Forages low down in understorey or lower levels of forest... read more
Pair feeding young in May and recently fledged immatures in Jun and Aug. No other information.
Resident; individuals caught at study centre at Dalton Pass (N Luzon) in Aug and Sept suggest... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Luzon EBA and Negros and Panay EBA. Rare; considered to be declining rapidly owing to extensive and continuing lowland... read more
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