French: Locustelle du Kinabalu German: Borneoschwirl Spanish: Zarzalero del Kinabalu
Other common names:
Mount Kinabalu, north Borneo
Mt Kinabalu and adjoining peaks of Mt Trus Madi and Tam Boyukan, in N Borneo (Sabah).
15 cm; c. 14 g. A rather small, dusky warbler, appearing all dark in gloom of forest shade, but whitish throat apparent as it faces observer. Plumage is almost uniformly dark... read more
Song, generally from low down in dense cover, a repeated short monotone buzzy note preceded by... read more
Damp, dark rainforest undergrowth with moss-covered dead tree trunks and fallen branches; most... read more
Food and feeding
Contents of three stomachs included a number of small, round black beetles (Coleoptera), tiny flies (Diptera) and a small spider (Araneae... read more
No information. Sings strongly in Jul and Aug.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Bornean Mountains EBA. Fairly common within its preferred altitudinal range; even here, however, population... read more
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