French: Martin-chasseur de Hombron German: Mindanaoliest Spanish: Alción de Mindanao
Other common names:
Oceania; error = Philippines
Mindanao (SE Philippines).
27 cm; male 108–124 g, female 106–147 g. Male has dark purple-blue crown and moustache, rufous ear-coverts; green-blue back and upperwing-coverts with small buff... read more
Main call rapid stuttering trill of 4–8 notes, followed by longer, more spaced pulsed notes;... read more
Undisturbed rainforest, and montane and mossy forest, occasionally secondary forest or disturbed... read more
Food and feeding
Large insects, including grasshoppers and locusts (Orthoptera), beetles and their larvae (Coleoptera), also snails (Gastropoda), frogs and... read more
Individuals with enlarged gonads suggest breeding in Mar–May; dates when juveniles observed indicate season possibly Jan–Jul.... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Mindanao and the Eastern Visayas EBA. Since 1980 recorded from only 7 localities, 4 in C portion of the island and 3 in E.... read more
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