French: Akalat à tête cendrée German: Graukopf-Mausdrossling Spanish: Tordina coronigrís
Other common names:
Puerto Princesa, Palawan, western Philippines
Palawan and Balabac, in W Philippine Is.
13 cm; 22–26 g. Has crown to nape dull darkish grey, upperparts, upperwing and tail dull rufous-tinged ochrous-brown; lores, cheek and ear-coverts pale grey,... read more
Song a series of 4–9 husky, stressed, forced, nasal “jhew”, “chieuw”... read more
Primary and secondary broadleaf evergreen forest, second growth and scrub, to 1300 m.
Food and feeding
No information on diet; presumably small invertebrates and some vegetable matter. Found singly or in pairs, foraging near or on ground,... read more
Apr–Sept. Nest described as a cup, made of grasses, rattan fibres and dead bamboo leaves, lined with mosses and lichens, placed on... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Palawan EBA. Fairly common.
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