French: Fulvetta du Manipur German: Streifenkehl-Grasmücke Spanish: Fulveta de Manipur
Other common names:
Owenkulno Peak, Manipur, India
Subspecies and Distribution
F. m. manipurensis
(Ogilvie-Grant, 1906) – NE India (E Arunachal Pradesh S to Nagaland and N Manipur), W & N Myanmar and S China (W Yunnan).
F. m. tonkinensis
(Delacour & Jabouille, 1930) – S China (Yunnan) and N Vietnam (W Tonkin).
11–13 cm; 8–14 g. Nominate race has crown, mantle and back pinkish milky brown, soft-edged but broad lateral crownstripes becoming vague broad smudge on nape;... read more
Song a rather well-spaced, very high-pitched “ti ti si-su”; transcribed also as a simple, sibilant... read more
Broadleaf evergreen forest, forest edge, bamboo and scrub; at 1400–2500 m in India, 1525... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly small insects and their eggs, caterpillars, tiny snails, some vegetable matter. Found in parties of 6–10 individuals outside... read more
Apparently from Apr in India. Nest a well-built, strongly woven, small cup made of leaf skeletons, bamboo and other leaves, and grasses,... read more
Status and conservation
Not assessed. Generally scarce to rare. Found very sparingly in survey of E Arunachal Pradesh (India) in spring 1990. Locally common in China and Vietnam; present in Fan Si... read more
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