French: Rougequeue bicolore German: Luzonrotschwanz Spanish: Colirrojo bicolor
Chimarrhornis [sic] bicolor
northern Luzon, Philippines
N Luzon, in N Philippines. Not recorded on Mindoro since 1965#R.
15 cm. Male is like male P. fuliginosus, but rufous-chestnut also on rump and belly. Female is like male, but blue areas paler, chestnut areas browner. Juvenile is... read more
Calls consist of shrill high whistles.
Margins and adjacent boulders and vegetation of clear, undisturbed, fast-flowing, rocky-sided... read more
Food and feeding
Invertebrates, taken from water’s edge or on rocks or in flight. Forages mostly on ground, moving quickly from boulder to boulder.
Nest with young in Feb, and fledgling in May. One nest found, 1·5 m up rocky bank; had been used also in Mar of previous year. Clutch size... read more
Probably mainly sedentary. Records in Aug–Dec at migration bottleneck area Dalton Pass, in C... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Mindoro EBA and Luzon EBA. Global population placed in range 2500–10,000 mature individuals. In recent review, 20... read more
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