French: Rouloul ocellé German: Augenwachtel Spanish: Perdicilla herrumbrosa
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Subspecies and Distribution
C. o. oculeus
(Temminck, 1815) – SE Myanmar and SW Thailand S through Peninsular Malaysia.
C. o. ocellatus
(Raffles, 1822) – Sumatra.
C. o. borneensis
Ogilvie-Grant, 1892 – NC and extreme NE Borneo.
27–32 cm; one male 191 g, one female c. 230 g. Very distinctive combination of bright rufous head and underparts, black and white scaling on upper back, mantle, sides... read more
Song a series of gradually accelerating and ascending whistles, subsequently bursting into several... read more
Found in evergreen and semi-evergreen forest, in a variety of situations according to locality,... read more
Food and feeding
Seeds, grasses, berries, fallen figs and insects reported. Forages alone or in pairs, with reports of small groups apparently unconfirmed. read more
Half-grown young in mid-Sept from Malay Peninsula; on Borneo, in Sarawak, locals report domed nest with entrance hole and c. 8–10... read more
No information available.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Known from total of 32 localities throughout range prior to mid 1990s. Widespread in Sumatra, but apparently... read more
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