French: Rhipidure de Malaita German: Malaitafächerschwanz Spanish: Abanico de Malaita
Malaita, Solomon Islands.
Mountains of Malaita, in Solomon Is.
16 cm; 10·5–14·5 g. Plumage is pale rust-coloured above, crown and nape duskier, forehead, supercilium and side of face tawnier, lores paler; upperwing dusky black,... read more
Song undescribed; contact call “see-seep”.
Montane forest at 750–1200 m, usually above 900 m.
Food and feeding
Insects. Forages actively, drooping wings, cocking and fanning tail. Joins mixed foraging flocks of small insectivorous species, including... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Solomon Group EBA. Rare. Has very small and localized population estimated at fewer than 1000 individuals, possibly only a... read more
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