French: Torquéole de Hainan German: Hainanbuschwachtel Spanish: Arborófila de Hainán
Other common names:
Liuwowan, Hainan Island
Mountains of Hainan, in S China. Reports from S Guangxi in late 1970s unsubstantiated.
c. 28 cm; one male 300 g, one female 237 g. The only Arborophila on Hainan. Forehead, lores, throat and neck-sides blackish, diffuse white supercilium from eye to... read more
Most frequently heard early morning and late afternoon. Song typically in duet, one bird emitting a... read more
Inhabits primary, tropical evergreen forest, both broadleaved and mixed coniferous-broadleaved,... read more
Food and feeding
No information available, other than that tree seeds, insects (including termites) and snails have been recorded in diet. Forages singly,... read more
Until recently almost nothing known, other than that two family groups each with three chicks had been observed. However, fieldwork in Feb... read more
No information available.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Mace Lande: endangered. Restricted range; occurs in Hainan Endemic Bird Area. Considered to be threatened because very little (c. 660 km²) suitable habitat... read more
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