French: Accenteur de Koslov German: Steppenbraunelle Spanish: Acentor mongol
Other common names:
Alxa Mountains, north China
Poorly known. Mountains and semi-deserts of W, C & S Mongolia (including Gobi-Altai) and NC China (Helan Shan and Zhongwei region, in Ningxia–Inner Mongolia border).
15 cm. Crown and upperparts are brown with dark streaks; wing and tail feathers brown with buff edges, wing-coverts with white tips (two indistinct wingbars); throat... read more
Song reported as quiet and reminiscent of that of P. fulvescens; no information... read more
Thin scrub in semi-desert and dry mountains. No information on altitudinal range.
Food and feeding
No information on diet. Forages in skulking manner close to or beneath bushes.
Two records; nest placed close to ground; clutch 4–5 eggs. No other information.
No information, although reported as returning to breeding ground near L Orog Nuur in mid-May.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Status uncertain; probably rare, but secretive and quiet, possibly overlooked. Possibly only a non-breeding visitor in China. Fieldwork required in... read more
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