French: Brachyptère de Java German: Java-Bergkurzflügel Spanish: Alicorto de Java
Other common names:
White-browed Shortwing (when lumped with species previously included herein)
Mountains of Java.
12–13 cm; 27·5 g. Male is dull dark greyish blue with relatively short concealable white supercilium, paler greyish on central underparts; iris dark brown; bill... read more
Typical song is a pleasant melodious phrase at rather stable pitch (all notes typically between 2... read more
Montane forest at 950–3000 m. Inhabits dense undergrowth, brushwood, thickets, bamboo and bracken... read more
Food and feeding
Chiefly small insects; also snails, worms. Forages on and just off ground on logs and in lowest branches. On ground moves very rapidly,... read more
Season Oct–Apr. Nest a relatively large but well-concealed dome with circular side entrance, made from moss, leaves, grasses and the... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: confined to the Java and Bali forests EBA. Fairly common, if somewhat local.
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