French: Fauconnet moineau German: Finkenfälkchen Spanish: Falconete indonesio
“Indes” = Sumatra
Extreme S Myanmar (S Tenasserim) and S Thailand through Peninsular Malaysia to Sumatra, Borneo, Java and Bali.
14–17 cm; 28–55 g; wingspan 27–34 cm. Small falconet with pointed wings and square-ended tail that is often spread, similar to allopatric and longer-tailed... read more
Little information; a hard, high-pitched "shiew" and fast-repeated, high chipping "... read more
Open primary and secondary forest, forest edge and clearings from sea-level up to 1500 m (on... read more
Food and feeding
Preys mainly on large insects, including butterflies, moths, cicadas and termite alates; also birds, including Lonchura mannikin... read more
Laying Nov–Dec in Borneo; normally Feb–Mar in Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Java; three fledglings in Aug, in Malaysia;... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). CITES II. Fairly common to common, e.g. in reserve of Padang Sugihan (S Sumatra) in mid 1980s. Considered fairly common in S Thailand... read more
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