French: Rhipidure des Palau German: Palaufächerschwanz Spanish: Abanico de Palaos
Hartlaub and Finsch
Palau Is: Babelthuap, Koror, Urukthapel, Eil Malk and Peleliu.
18 cm. Has crown and upperparts cinnamon-rufous, rump slightly lighter, lores dusky grey, orbital ring and ear-coverts dark brown; remiges dusky brown, inner secondaries,... read more
Song of chirps and squeaks, a succession of syllables on same pitch, each with downward inflection... read more
Occurs in forest, including isolated pockets in ravines in fire-maintained savanna, secondary... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Forages in undergrowth and subcanopy, occasionally across rocks and fallen tree trunks. Moves by hopping and flying; tail held... read more
Season not documented. During possible courtship activity, one individual displays in front of another by holding fully fanned tail cocked... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Palau EBA. Abundant on Peleliu, and common on most other islands; uncommon on Koror. Noted as being present in... read more
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