French: Pseudominla de Gould German: Grauwangen-Zweigdrossling Spanish: Fulveta de Gould
Subspecies and Distribution
S. b. olivaceus
(Styan, 1896) – SC China (C Sichuan and E Yunnan E to S Shaanxi, W Hubei and N Guizhou).
S. b. weigoldi
Stresemann, 1923 – Red Basin of Sichuan (China).
S. b. superciliaris
(David, 1874) – SE China (E Guangxi and Hunan E to S Anhui, SW Zhejiang, W Fujian and C Guangdong).
S. b. argutus
(E. J. O. Hartert, 1910) – Hainan.
S. b. brunneus
(Gould, 1863) – Taiwan.
13–13·5 cm; 15–23 g. Nominate race has forehead to rump, upperwing and tail dull rufescent brown, long, broad blackish lateral crownstripe from above... read more
Song on Emei Shan (Sichuan) delivered in hurried, loud, shrill, nervous phrases of 4–5 notes... read more
Broadleaf evergreen forest, grass-jungle, at 600–1700 m in China; mainly 1525–1830 m in... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, snails and seeds found in stomachs. Feeds on or near ground, skulking, in small parties; seen to move under leaf litter to forage.
Apr–Jun. Nest a loose dome or semi-dome, with entrance at upper part, made of leaf fibres, dead leaves (including those of ... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common in S China, where recently recorded at 15 (28%) of 54 sites surveyed (52 of which are nature reserves); widespread in wooded... read more
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