French: Zostérops strié German: Luzon-Streifenbrillenvogel Spanish: Timalí estriado
Isabela Province, Luzon, Philippines
Luzon (Sierra Madre Mts and Bataan Peninsula), in N Philippine Is.
13–14 cm. Smallish babbler, olive-green above and creamy yellow with extensive heavy blackish streaking below. Crown to rump are greyish olive-brown, former with vague... read more
Song, from treetops up to 15 m or so above ground, a high-pitched rapid series of “tsi” notes,... read more
Primary, secondary, selectively logged and degraded forest, bamboo forest, second growth, forest... read more
Food and feeding
Berries, small fruits and insects. Found singly, in pairs or in small parties, often in association with other species, notably ... read more
Two birds feeding intermittently on berries in early May were suspected to be feeding nestlings. No other information.
Resident; suggestion of some regional or elevational movement (common at site in Aurora in Feb,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Luzon EBA. Although once judged rare and local, and formerly considered... read more
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