French: Gobemouche malais German: Malaienblauschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas malayo
Moeara Teweh (= Muarateweh), south-eastern Borneo.
Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo.
13–14 cm. Small flycatcher, the smallest of the blue Cyornis species. Male nominate race has shining cobalt-blue forehead, supercilium, chin and throat, deep... read more
Song a soft, weak series of five or six whistled melodious phrases, “diddle diddle dee diddle dee... read more
Dry lowland primary and secondary forest, including swamp-forest, in Borneo; more frequently in... read more
Food and feeding
Food includes small invertebrates. Solitary or in pairs. Forages in lower storey of riverine and streamside forests, by making aerial... read more
Season Apr to at least Jul, and recently fledged juveniles seen in Sept. Nest built by female, a small open cup of moss, plant fibres and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Rare and local in Malay Peninsula owing to continuing loss of closed-canopy lowland forest; occurs in Separi... read more
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