French: Trogon cannelle German: Zimtbürzeltrogon Spanish: Trogón canela
Cabanis and Heine
Malacca, West Malaysia
Subspecies and Distribution
H. o. orrhophaeus
(Cabanis & Heine, 1863) – peninsular Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra.
H. o. vidua
Ogilvie-Grant, 1892 – N & C Borneo.
25 cm; 45–61 g. Male of nominate race has black hood, blue bill, eyebrow and narrow orbital ring, pale brown upperparts and uppertail; pinkish-red underparts; undertail... read more
Song 3–4 falling “ta-aup” notes; harsh explosive “purrr”.
Middle and lower storeys of forest in the lowlands and hills, to 180 m in Peninsular Malaysia and... read more
Food and feeding
Stick-insects and leaf-insects recorded in stomachs. Still-hunts in fairly dense understorey, 2–3 m up. Has been seen in a mixed-... read more
Mar–Apr and Jun in Peninsular Malaysia; in Borneo, male and female in breeding condition in Mar. Nest in cavity 1–1·5 m up in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Rare and local resident in peninsular Thailand, where now threatened by habitat loss and known from only three... read more
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