French: Bouscarle de Bornéo German: Borneostutzschwanz Spanish: Buscarla colicorta de Borneo
Mount Kinabalu, Borneo
Mountain ranges of Borneo (Mt Kinabalu S to Liang Kubung and Müller Range; recently found in the SE part in Meratus Mts#R).
9·5–10 cm. Tiny, long-legged ground-loving warbler with very short tail. Has brown crown and upperparts, long buffish-brown supercilium and equally long and broad dark... read more
Very poorly known and usually quiet; most frequent vocalization a long, drawn-out, high-pitched and... read more
Inhabits undergrowth and ground layer of montane forest, at altitudes between 800 m and 3150 m.
Food and feeding
Diet little known; takes ground-level invertebrates and, in particular, green aphids (Aphoidea). Usually alone. Forages in thick... read more
Only one nest found, in Apr 1982, consisted mostly of reddish plant fibres, built low down on mossy bank. No information on clutch size or... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Bornean Mountains EBA. Common above 2000 m. Occurs in Mount Kinabalu National Park.
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