French: Gobemouche indigo German: Javaschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas índigo
Other common names: Indigo Warbling-flycatcher
Hitherto treated as conspecific with E. ruficrissa (which see). Monotypic.
14 cm. Small blue flycatcher with blackish face and buffish vent. Adult has lower forehead (over base of bill) to lores and chin black, pale azure-blue on upper forehead... read more
Song a squeaky and ringing series, “fee-foo-fu-fee-fee-fee” or “chit chwit choo,... read more
Montane and submontane primary and moss forests, from 900 m to 3000 m; generally less frequent... read more
Food and feeding
Food small invertebrates, including beetles (Coleoptera), also vegetable matter and fruit, e.g. berries of introduced elder (Sambucus... read more
Season Feb–Aug and Dec, with peak Mar–May; possibly breeds throughout year. Nest a small cup of moss, dry grasses, rootlets and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: basically confined to the Java and Bali forests EBA. Common to fairly common. Population size has not been... read more
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