French: Garrulaxe chauve German: Kahlkopfhäherling Spanish: Charlatán calvo
Kinabalu, north Borneo
Mountains of N Borneo (Sabah, E Sarawak).
25–26 cm. Very like G. lugubris, but plumage tinged brownish, with head bare and brownish to yellowish, and bill red; bill, wing and tail slightly shorter.... read more
Song a series of 5–22 quite deep, flat-toned, resonant “ooh” notes, fairly evenly... read more
Broadleaf evergreen forest, and secondary and disturbed forest, at 800–1800 m.
Food and feeding
Crickets (Orthoptera), cicadas (Cicadidae) and other insects. Found in pairs or small parties, sometimes associating with other species in... read more
Juv in Oct and possible juv in Aug. Evidence from playback of recorded song suggests group territoriality. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Bornean Mountains EBA. Local and uncommon on Mt Kinabalu, and scarce in Kelabit Highlands; common on Mt Dulit. read more
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