French: Gobemouche de Bornéo German: Prachtblauschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas de Borneo
Other common names: Bornean Jungle-flycatcher
15 cm. Medium-sized forest flycatcher. Male has head and upperparts, including upperwing and tail, deep blue, with brighter blue on forehead and across supercilium to... read more
Song a very thin or high-pitched “hiu-te-hie”.
Submontane primary and secondary forests, usually between 600 m and 1600 m, occasionally lower; on... read more
Food and feeding
Diet unknown; presumably includes small invertebrates. Usually solitary or in pairs. Unobtrusive, forages by flycatching from low perch,... read more
Birds in breeding condition between Feb and Jun. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon. Very poorly known species. Occurs in the Danum Valley Conservation Area.
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