French: Cochoa de Bornéo German: Fruchtpickerdrossel Spanish: Zorzal de Borneo
Other common names:
Mount Kinabalu, north Borneo
Mountains of N, W & C Borneo, ranging from Gunung Kinabalu S to Gunung Pueh and Schwaner Range. Recently found also in SE part (Meratus Mts#R).
22·5 cm. Male is medium grey above, pale grey on crown and underparts, with rusty-buff chin, throat, cheeks and forehead; black eyestripe extending from lores to nape, bold... read more
Song unknown. Call by both sexes, perched but also in flight, a quiet, high, sometimes rising “seep... read more
Tall lower montane forest and nearby gardens, at 700–3200 m.
Food and feeding
Fruits, including Litsea cubica, orange drupes of small tree, large green berries and fruit that carry seeds 15 × 11 mm; in dry... read more
Nest in Mar–Apr, breeding-condition birds in Mar, and dependent young in Aug–Sept. Only recorded nest was a deep cup of slender... read more
Sedentary or nomadic. Individuals, often in pairs or small loose flocks, tend to appear in an area... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in the Bornean Mountains EBA. Common on Gunung Dulit. Apparently patchily distributed in montane areas, but gaps in... read more
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