French: Turdinule des montagnes German: Blasskehldrossling Spanish: Ratina montana
Kinabalu, north Borneo.
See T. brevicaudatus. Monotypic.
14 cm. Pale-streaked dark chunky small babbler with dull white throat and dull rufous belly, bristly forecrown feathers projecting forwards. Has crown to lower back blackish... read more
Song a clear, rather shrill and thin steady piping, e.g. “hi-hi-hi’hu’hi... read more
Broadleaf evergreen forest, reportedly preferring dense dark forest where terrain broken up by... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including grasshoppers (Orthoptera), also tiny snails. Found in pairs or in small (usually family) parties of 4–5... read more
Feb–Aug in Sabah. Nest described as a cup made of grasses, placed in moss-covered bank by forest trail. Clutch 2 eggs, white,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Bornean Mountains EBA. Uncommon in Sabah, but common in Mount Kinabalu National Park. Common in Gunung Niut... read more
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