French: Garrulaxe de l’Omei German: Omeibunthäherling Spanish: Charlatán del Omei
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Mount Omei, Sichuan, China
SC & S Sichuan and extreme NE Yunnan, in SC China.
19–20·5 cm. Small, small-billed, grey-bellied laughingthrush-like babbler with olive upperparts, red wing patch, red-tipped blackish-barred tail and broad... read more
Song consists of a series of rather high, weak, nervous-sounding, shrill whistled phrases made up... read more
Inhabits undergrowth of secondary broadleaf evergreen forest, dense young secondary growth, scrub... read more
Food and feeding
Fruit and invertebrates. Occurs singly, in pairs or in small family groups. Rather skulking, though not particularly shy. Forages in low... read more
May–Jun; in captivity multi-brooded. Nest a robust cup with untidy base, made of moss, small twigs, dead bamboo and other leaves,... read more
Resident or partial elevational migrant; all records during summer are from above 1000 m, and once... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. Restricted-range species: present in Chinese Subtropical Forests EBA. Known from at least 14 sites in Sichuan and two in Yunnan. Locally common at Emei... read more
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