French: Témia de Bornéo German: Borneobaumelster Spanish: Urraca de Borneo
Mount Kinabalu, northern Borneo
Mountains of N & C Borneo; recently found in Meratus Mts#R.
40 cm; c. 125 g. Distinctive treepie with mostly pale face and throat, long, strongly graduated tail, central feather pair broadening somewhat towards tip (but a little... read more
Variety of typical treepie squawks, bell-like clangs, and other metallic and musical notes (which... read more
Hill and mountain forests, both primary and secondary; especially scrub-jungle, bamboo thickets,... read more
Food and feeding
Omnivorous, primarily carnivorous. Prey items include large variety of invertebrates and their larvae, such as grasshoppers (Orthoptera),... read more
Little information. Eggs found early Jan to mid-Mar. Believed to be solitary breeder. Nest a shallow construction of fine twigs, cup lined... read more
Status and conservation
Not assessed. Probably not globally threatened. Seems to be generally common and widespread throughout range in N & C Borneo. Oddly, is absent from hill forests of the... read more
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