French: Échenilleur d’Abbott German: Abbottraupenfänger Spanish: Oruguero de Abbott
Mountains of N, NE, C & SE Sulawesi.
c. 20 cm. Male has upperparts dark bluish-grey; black on forehead, side of head, chin and throat; primaries black; secondaries, tertials and upperwing-coverts dark bluish-... read more
Usual call a thin, high-pitched, descending “thip”; song 2 quiet notes followed by a 4-... read more
Mountain forest at 1200–2500 m, mainly above 1400 m.
Food and feeding
Insectivorous. Accompanies mixed-species parties. Gleans actively in canopy; apparently also behaves like a flycatcher (Muscicapidae), with... read more
Juveniles in Nov, Dec and Mar. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Sulawesi EBA. Locally common to uncommon. No information on potential threats, but its numbers must have... read more
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