French: Gobemouche de Sanford German: Sanfordblauschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas de Sanford
Other common names:
Matinan Mountains, northern Sulawesi
Minahasa Peninsula, in N Sulawesi.
14·5 cm. Small to medium-sized, robust and large-eyed brown flycatcher with broad-based bill fine at tip. Has grey crown to nape, becoming more grey-brown on... read more
Song, for up 30 minutes from same perch, a series of rapid, thin and clear or subdued notes,... read more
Primary hill and montane broadleaf evergreen forest, including selectively logged areas, between... read more
Food and feeding
Diet largely undescribed; includes small invertebrates. Usually solitary, but recorded in mixed-species flocks. Inconspicuous. Forages in... read more
Only one nest found, in Nov, c. 3 m above ground in cavity of dead tree trunk. No other information.
Resident; may make short-distance altitudinal movements.
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Sulawesi EBA. Rare, but little known; elusive and inconspicuous. Recorded in Tentolo-Matinan Mts, at two sites in Dumoga-Bone... read more
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