French: Prinia bifasciée German: Sundaprinie Spanish: Prinia alibarrada
Sumatra, Java and Bali.
13 cm; 8–10 g. Distinctive prinia with double whitish wingbar. Has medium-grey crown, nape, ear-coverts and lores, darkening on lores, and paling over malar region to... read more
Song a loud, high-pitched “chweet-chweet-chweet”.
Wide range of bushy and wooded habitats, from mangrove forest to secondary growth, shrubby gardens... read more
Food and feeding
Chiefly insects and their larvae. Outside breeding season found typically in noisy parties of up to 12–15 individuals, but these... read more
Recorded in all months, mainly Mar–Jun in Java. Nest oblong-shaped, domed, with entrance at top, bound to vegetation with spider web... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Locally uncommon to common. Reportedly common on Java and Bali, and not uncommon on Sumatra, although it seems... read more
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