French: Turdinule marbrée German: Marmordrossling Spanish: Ratina jaspeada
Padang Highlands, western Sumatra.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
T. m. grandior
Voous, 1950 – #RPeninsular Malaysia.
T. m. marmoratus
Wardlaw-Ramsay, 1880 – Sumatra.
21·5 cm. Large, sturdy babbler with prominent scaling above and below. Has crown to back deep warm brown with blackish scaling, rump plainer, more chestnut-tinged and... read more
Sings with clear double or single whistle, “puuu-chiiii”, “pyuuu-jhiiii” or “puuui-jhiiii”, with... read more
Lower montane broadleaf evergreen forest; at 610–1220 m in Peninsular Malaysia, 1000–... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including beetles (Coleoptera) and grubs; sometimes fallen berries and small fruits. Forages on or near ground, in undergrowth,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Sumatra and Peninsular Malaysia EBA. Rare and local in Peninsular Malaysia. Present in Gunung Leuser and Kerinci... read more
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