French: Ptilorrhoa des Geisler German: Braunnackenflöter Spanish: Zordala de los Geisler
A. B. Meyer
Butaueng, north-east New Guinea
NE New Guinea in Adelbert Mts and Huon Gulf E to Collingwood Bay.
22–23 cm. Male has crown dull greyish-brown with bluish tinge, browner on nape, rest of upperparts rich blue; lores black, broad black band through and below orbit to... read more
Song a long series of whistled bell-like notes, starting short and faint, becoming longer, louder... read more
Forest in lowlands and hills, mainly to 700–800 m; to at least 1220 m in Adelbert Mts, where... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and other small animals, including frogs. Terrestrial forager; walks along on ground while tossing leaves aside.
Territorial. No data on nest and clutch size; eggs clay-yellow to reddish-grey with smudged yellowish-grey and grey-brownish spots, and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common, but quite shy; heard far more often than seen.
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