French: Grive de Kuhl German: Rostkappendrossel Spanish: Zorzal coronicastaño
Java and Sumatra
S Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, SW Philippines (Malamaui, Jolo and Tawitawi, in Sulu Is), Java (including Krakatau, Deli, Tinjil) and Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores).
16–18 cm. Has dark chestnut crown and nape, shading to slaty blue-black upperparts with two very broad white wingbars (median coverts all white); whitish lores and... read more
Song (on Flores locally delivered from roofs of village houses and in middle storey of forest... read more
Lower to middle storey of primary, tall secondary and logged forest, woodland and woodlots;... read more
Food and feeding
Invertebrates, including earthworms, insects and snails, also fruit. Earthworms seen passed by male to presumed mate, and black seed 1 cm... read more
Jun–Jul (wet season) in Thailand, but fledgling in Dec; Apr and Sept in N Borneo, with breeding-condition birds May–Jun and... read more
Resident. Unclear dispersive pattern, has been suggested as nomadism; in Borneo, several records of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Rare in Thailand and Philippines; scarce and local in Peninsular Malaysia. In Thailand, 11 territories... read more
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