French: Turdinule de Bornéo German: Borneowolldrossling Spanish: Ratina de Borneo
Other common names: Bornean Ground-babbler
Pontianak, south-west Borneo.
15–16 cm; 37–42 g. Crown is dull olive-brown with vague blackish scaling, upperparts uniform chestnut-brown, more intensely chestnut on upperwing and very fluffy... read more
Song consists of 2 mournful, pure-tone whistles given reportedly in antiphonal duet by territorial... read more
Primary, secondary and sometimes recently logged lowland broadleaf evergreen dipterocarp forest,... read more
Food and feeding
Small insects found in two stomachs. Forages in pairs and family parties on forest floor and among herb layer; probes under leaves, on dead... read more
Feb–Sept; birds in breeding condition in Jul, Aug and Oct in N Borneo (Sabah). Territories apparently held all year. Clutch 2 eggs.... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Rare and local. Highly sensitive to forest disturbance by logging, and disappears completely with forest clearance. Destruction and degradation of lowland forest... read more
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