c. 10 cm. A very small gerygone, with pale eyes contrasting with dark lores and ear-coverts. Plumage is greyish-brown above, with dark lores, narrow white supraloral streak... read more
Song a constantly repeated melodious descending cadence of 16–18 clear notes delivered in... read more
Primary and secondary monsoon forest, woodland, scrub and mangroves, from sea-level to 2500 m in W... read more
Food and feeding
Poorly known. Insectivorous. Seen singly, in pairs or in small groups, readily observed and confiding. Gleans actively from foliage in... read more
No information. Likely to be parasitized by Little Bronze-cuckoo (Chalcites minutillus) on Timor and Wetar, but as yet unproven.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Timor and Wetar EBA. Widespread and common in all wooded habitats on Timor; common on Wetar. Subject to local... read more
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