French: Miro ceinturé German: Olivbandschnäpper Spanish: Petroica bandeada
Other common names:
E. P. Ramsay
Goldie River, south-east New Guinea
Scattered localities in New Guinea, including Batanta I, Wandammen Mts, Bomberai Peninsula, Weyland Mts, Astrolabe Bay, L Kutubu, Mt Bosavi, Karimui, and several localities in SE (e.g. Angabunga R–Goldie R area).
14–15 cm; 24–28 g. Has dark grey head, olive-green upperparts; upperwing dusky brown, remiges narrowly edged olive-green, tail dusky brown; chin and upper throat... read more
Song of 5 bell-like notes, first 2 slightly shorter than next 3, which run together, “tu-tu-... read more
Primary foothill forest and hill forest, at 100–1450 m, altitudinal range at any single... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Usually found 0·6–1·5 m from ground, occasionally lower, rarely higher. Captures prey by pouncing from perch... read more
Few data; only two completed nests and a one incomplete one described. Adults with enlarged gonads in Jul and immatures seen in Jun–... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in West Papuan Lowlands EBA, North Papuan Lowlands EBA, South Papuan Lowlands... read more
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