French: Alcippe brun German: Braunschwanzalcippe Spanish: Fulveta parda
Other common names:
Bornean Fulvetta (eriphaea)
“Ayer Manchor”, a waterfall 10 kilometres from Padang Panjang (0°29’ S, 100°22’ E) on the road to the Padang Highlands, Sumatra
Subspecies and Distribution
A. b. brunneicauda
(Salvadori, 1879) – S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Batu Is.
A. b. eriphaea
(Oberholser, 1922) – N Natunas and Borneo.
14·5–15 cm; 14·5–16 g. Nondescript “nun-babbler”, plain head without lateral crownstripes. Forehead, crown and nape are drab greyish mid... read more
Song a rather slow, measured, high-pitched and slightly undulating “hi-tu-tu ti-tu ti-tu... read more
Primary evergreen forest, older secondary forest, overgrown forest clearings, rubber and... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including beetles (Coleoptera), caterpillars, grasshoppers (Orthoptera); also red berries. Found in pairs or in small parties,... read more
Apr–May in Thailand, Jun in Natunas and Sumatra; in Borneo, birds in breeding condition in May–Jul (Sabah), dependent juvenile... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Generally uncommon to fairly common in continental range: fairly common in S Thailand; common in Taman Negara... read more
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