French: Échenilleur de Temminck German: Temminckraupenfänger Spanish: Oruguero de Temminck
Gorontalo, north Sulawesi
Subspecies and Distribution
C. t. temminckii
(S. Müller, 1843) – N Sulawesi mountains.
C. t. rileyi
Meise, 1931 – mountains of C & SE Sulawesi.
C. t. tonkeana
(A. B. Meyer, 1903) – mountains of E Sulawesi.
30·5 cm. Distinctive. Male nominate race is almost entirely greyish-azure with cobalt hue, especially on wings and tail; lores and base of forehead blackish with blue... read more
Vocal, with distinctive and unusual calls which include harsh, nasal upslurred “sssssschu... read more
Primary forest and tall secondary forest in foothills and mountains, at 100–2200 m, mainly... read more
Food and feeding
Food not recorded; presumably insects. Generally moves in small parties of up to eight birds, foraging at middle levels, in subcanopy and... read more
Nestling recorded in Oct. No other information available.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Sulawesi EBA. Common and widespread in hill and, especially, montane forest in C Sulawesi; apparently uncommon... read more
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