French: Timalie perlée German: Perlwangen-Buschtimalie Spanish: Timalí perlado
Mount Gede (6°47’ S, 106°59’ E), west Java
Subspecies and Distribution
C. m. melanothorax
(Temminck, 1823) – W & C Java.
C. m. mendeni
Neumann, 1935 – Indramayu, in W Java.
C. m. albigula
Stresemann, 1930 – Mt Papandayan, in W Java.
C. m. intermedium
(Robinson, 1918) – E Java.
C. m. baliense
E. J. O. Hartert, 1915 – Bali.
13 cm. Small, rather long-billed Stachyris babbler, ochrous-brown above, with rufous wings, pale below, with black crescent across breast. Nominate race has crown... read more
Song a quick rolling piping trill, “phr’r’r’r’r’r’r... read more
Dense thickets and thick scrub usually at forest edge, monsoon forest, wooded areas around villages... read more
Food and feeding
Spiders (Araneae) and insects. Forages in parties, occasionally associating with Stachyris thoracica and S. grammiceps,... read more
Recorded in all months except Jul (peak May–Jun in W Java). Nest a hollow dome with large side entrance near top, made of rattan,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Java and Bali Forests EBA. Generally common. Common in Gunung Gede-Pangrango National Park and present in Ujung... read more
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