French: Témia à collier German: Kapuzenbaumelster Spanish: Urraca encapuchada
Crypsirina (Temia) cucullata
Lowlands of C & S Myanmar.
29–31 cm; c. 130–135 g. Small, slender light grey treepie with distinctive black hood and wings and very long black tail (of ten, not twelve, rectrices) which has... read more
Poorly documented. Contact call a quiet purring "drrrriiii'k"; said also to give several harsh,... read more
Lowland open dry forests to 950 m, in plains of R Irrawaddy and R Sittang; little of this forest... read more
Food and feeding
Little precise information. Reported prey items included grasshoppers and locusts (Orthoptera), mantids (Mantidae) and winged termites (... read more
Poorly studied. Eggs reported May and Jul. Solitary breeder. Nest described as resembling small, neat version of that of Pica pica... read more
Sedentary, as far as is known.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Irrawaddy Plains EBA. Recently found to be not uncommon in suitable... read more
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