French: Rhipidure de Kandavu German: Kadavufächerschwanz Spanish: Abanico de Kandavu
E. P. Ramsay, 1875,
#R, Kadavu, Fiji Islands.
Kadavu and nearby Ono, in S Fiji Is.
15 cm. Has side of face and upperparts brownish-grey to dark brown, thin white stripe from lores crossing above orbit, second white stripe extending posteriorly from behind... read more
Song consists of whistled notes; harsh chipping call; also utters a scolding chatter.
Forest; occupies dense underbrush, especially along waterways.
Food and feeding
Insects, captured by flycatching. Joins mixed feeding flocks of small insectivorous birds.
Breeding recorded in Oct (feeding nestlings) and Nov. Nest a small, compact cup of fine fibres, with a hanging “tail”. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Fiji EBA. Less common than most forest birds on Kadavu, and restricted to... read more
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