French: Akalat ferrugineux German: Zimtmausdrossling Spanish: Tordina bicolor
Extreme S Myanmar (extreme S Tenasserim), S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra (including Bangka) and Borneo.
16·5–18 cm; 27–34 g. Smallish babbler, rufous-brown above and creamy below, with brighter rufous tail and rather long hook-tipped bill. Crown is pale dull... read more
Sings with repeated loud, clear, rather sharp “u-wit” or “u-wee” (second note higher); also... read more
Closed-canopy lowland evergreen mixed dipterocarp forest, selectively logged forest, upland heath... read more
Food and feeding
Ants (Formicidae) and other insects. Found in pairs or in small loose parties of 4–5 individuals. Usually in lower to middle storey... read more
Apr–Jul in SE Asia and Feb–Sept in N Borneo (Sabah). Nest described as a small untidy open cup, made externally of dead bamboo... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally fairly common to common in continental part of range, including Taman Negara National Park, in Peninsular Malaysia. Local and moderately... read more
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