French: Gobemouche à dos olive German: Olivrücken-Dschungelschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas dorsioliva
A. O. Hume
extreme southern Tenasserim, Myanmar
Subspecies and Distribution
C. o. olivaceus
A. O. Hume, 1877 – extreme S Myanmar (S Tenasserim), S Thailand, Sumatra, Belitung#R, N Natunas, Java, Bali and N & C Borneo#R.
C. o. perolivaceus
(Chasen & Kloss, 1929) – Balambangan I and Banggi I, off N Borneo.
14–15 cm. Medium-sized, robust, brownish flycatcher with stout, pointed bill. Head and upperparts are mostly olive-brownish, including edges of upperwing-coverts and... read more
Song a rapid series of up to nine short phrases, at alternating pitch, consisting of musical notes... read more
Lowland dry broadleaf primary and secondary forest, rubber plantations and forest edges; to 900 m,... read more
Food and feeding
Food largely flies (Diptera) and other small invertebrates. Usually solitary. Forages in foliage of lower and middle canopy of forest trees... read more
Not well known. Season Mar–Aug. Nest a cup of twigs, bryophytes and moss, placed up to 2 m above ground on moss-covered tree trunk or... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally uncommon. Locally common in Malay Peninsula, where considered “Near-threatened” as a result of continuing loss of lowland dry forests. Very... read more
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