French: Grive cendrée German: Mindorodrossel Spanish: Zorzal cenizo
Bourns and Worcester, 1894,
N & C Luzon and N Mindoro (Mt Halcon), in Philippines.
18–20 cm. Plumage is dull slaty-grey above, with two white wingbars separated by black bases of greater wing-coverts; lores, moustachial area and auriculars white... read more
Song a series of wheezy, almost slurred notes spiralling upwards then downwards, “... read more
Primary forest, selectively logged and secondary forest, also forest with jagged limestone outcrops... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and figs recorded in stomachs. Forages on forest floor, especially in open patches.
Occupied nests recorded at Quezon City, Luzon, in Mar, May end early Jun. Also, breeding-condition bird in Feb, two juveniles May, full-... read more
Intra-island migrant on Luzon. Ringing studies at Dalton Pass (C Luzon) resulted in trapping of 130... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Mindoro EBA and Luzon EBA. Population judged to be larger than 10,000 mature individuals, but declining rapidly after... read more
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