French: Merle de Fea German: Feadrossel Spanish: Zorzal de Fea
Mulayit Mountain, Tenasserim, Myanmar
N China (Beijing, W & N Hebei, Shanxi); non-breeding NE India, Myanmar, NW Thailand.
22–23·5 cm. Male has whitish supercilium, subocular line, short submoustachial and throat, blackish-brown lores; bright olive-brown above and on neck side,... read more
Song a series of short phrases with very short trills and rich melodious burry notes. Calls include... read more
Breeds in temperate deciduous oak (Quercus) and pine (Pinus) forest, including... read more
Food and feeding
Invertebrates and fruits (mainly insects and berries); also evidently nectar, from flowering Acrocarpus fraxinifolius. Insects and... read more
May–Jul. Nest a cup of straw, roots and plant fibres bound with mud, placed 1–1·5 m up in small tree amid dense vegetation.... read more
Long-distance migrant, wintering S & SE Asia. Recorded from mid-Oct in NE India, but earliest... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CMS Appendix II. Restricted-range species: present in Shanxi Mountains EBA. Generally very scarce. Population currently placed in range 2500–10,000 mature... read more
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