French: Droméocerque brun German: Madagaskarbuschsänger Spanish: Yerbera colilarga
near Antananarivo, Madagascar
15 cm. A tiny tawny-brown warbler with short wings, and very long, strongly graduated tail of six feathers reduced to dark brown shafts only. Top and side of head are dark... read more
Song, usually from within cover, rarely from visible perch, by partners in duet, 2 or 3 short... read more
Dense herbaceous growth in humid evergreen forest, at medium to montane altitude, 500–2500 m. read more
Food and feeding
Small insects. Moves about rapidly within depths of low tangled vegetation. Flies seldom, and for only short distances.
Nest close to ground in dense vegetation. Clutch 2 eggs. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in East Malagasy Wet Forests EBA. Locally fairly common in rainforest of C parts of E Madagascar; abundant in... read more
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