French: Grimpereau du Manipur German: Manipurbaumläufer Spanish: Agateador de Manipur
Other common names:
A. O. Hume
Subspecies and Distribution
C. m. manipurensis
A. O. Hume, 1881 – NE India (S Manipur, E Mizoram) and W Myanmar (Chin Hills, Arakan Yomas).
C. m. shanensis
E. C. S. Baker, 1930 – NE & E Myanmar (S to the Karenni), S China (Yunnan from Gaoligong Shan S to Tengchong), NW Thailand and NW Vietnam (Fan Si Pan Massif, in W Tonkin).
C. m. laotiana
Delacour, 1951 – Tranninh Plateau (around Xieng Khouang), in NC Laos.
C. m. meridionalis
Robinson & Kloss, 1919 – Da Lat Plateau, in S Vietnam.
14 cm; 9–11g. Nominate race in fresh plumage has feathers of forehead to mantle orange-buff with paler buff shafts and dark brown fringes (forming spots on crown and... read more
Song a monotonous rattling repetition of paired notes, 5–7 pairs per second, e.g. "tchi-... read more
Moist hill evergreen forest; locally also pine (Pinus) forest, especially when in... read more
Food and feeding
Food and behaviour typical of the genus, but no specific information.
Poorly known. Season Apr–May in India (Manipur) and W Myanmar (N Chin Hills), and fledged young seen end Mar in SW Myanmar (Mt... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Not uncommon in Myanmar, and common there in SE; uncommon in Thailand, and very rare in NW Vietnam. Now absent or, at best, very rare at Doi Suthep-... read more
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