French: Alcippe de Java German: Rotrückenalcippe Spanish: Fulveta de Java
Other common names: Javan Nun-babbler
Has been treated as a race of A. poioicephala. Monotypic.
W & C Java.
14·5–15 cm. Dull chestnut and buff “nun-babbler”. Has crown to back dull chestnut-brown, very faint darker lateral crownstripes from above lores to nape, colour... read more
Song a well-spaced, loud, clear series of 5 notes, “ti-ti chi chi chew” (“ti” notes quieter),... read more
Broadleaf evergreen submontane to montane forest, at 1000–1830 m; elevational limits listed... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Found in small parties, sometimes with other species in mixed feeding flocks.
All months except Sept, and mainly in Apr–Jun. Nest a loose cup fixed in horizontal fork not far above ground. Clutch 2 eggs, pale... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Java and Bali Forests EBA. Locally common in W Java, where common in Gunung Gede-Pangrango National Park... read more
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