French: Gobemouche de Vaurie German: Philippinenschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas críptico
Other common names:
Mount McKinley, Mount Apo Range, 3000 feet [c. 915 m], Mindanao, Philippines
Mountains from NE to CS & S Mindanao, in S Philippines.
11–11·5 cm. Small olive to warm brown forest flycatcher with broad-based bill. Has forehead and crown olive-brown, becoming more rufous on upperparts, brightest... read more
Song a series of faint, high-pitched phrases, “seeep, si-sip, si-si-sip, seep seep sip... read more
Submontane primary moss forest and secondary growth, from c. 700 m to 1500 m; may occur at higher... read more
Food and feeding
Food not well known, but includes small invertebrates. Usually solitary or in pairs; secretive and easily overlooked. Forages in... read more
Birds in breeding condition in Apr and May, recently fledged juvenile in Jun and immature in mid Nov. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Mindanao and the Eastern Visayas EBA. Locally common within its tiny global range.
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