French: Témia bronzée German: Spatelbaumelster Spanish: Urraca bronceada
Africa; error = Java
Lowlands of S & SE Myanmar, Thailand, extreme S China (S Yunnan), Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia; also Java and Bali.
31–33 cm; 114–145 g. Rather small, slender all-dark treepie with very long, graduated tail (of ten, not twelve, rectrices) which has spatulate expansion at... read more
Nasal mewing call. Also, often utters high-pitched but gruff "chu"; deep rasping "churg-churg",... read more
Lowland open forests to 1000 m in altitude, with clearings about villages and plantation edges,... read more
Food and feeding
Omnivorous. Surprisingly poorly known, with little precise information. Known to feed on variety of invertebrates, with fondness for large... read more
Poorly studied. Eggs reported in Apr–Aug in Myanmar and Thailand and Apr in N Vietnam (Tonkin). Solitary breeder. Nest constructed... read more
Sedentary, as far as is known.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Not uncommon in most of range. Formerly occurred in extreme NW Peninsular Malaysia (Kedah), but apparently extirparted there; was... read more
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