French: Échenilleur de McGregor German: Spitzschwanz-Raupenfänger Spanish: Oruguero de McGregor
Mount Malindang, Mindanao, Philippines
Mountains of Mindanao, in S Philippines.
21 cm; 39–47·5 g. A relatively small cuckoo-shrike. Male has forehead, lores, face, chin, throat and upper breast bluish-black; crown to rump grey, becoming... read more
Call of one or more notes, often continuing for several minutes, some notes raspy, “chu chu chu... read more
Montane mossy forest and forest edge, at 1000–1900 m.
Food and feeding
Food undescribed; presumably insects. Forages in groups in canopy or understorey; also joins mixed-species flocks.
Recently fledged young in Mar; birds with enlarged gonads in Apr–Jun. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Mindanao and the Eastern Visayas EBA. Known from at least eight general mountain-range... read more
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