French: Eupète à longue queue German: Rallenflöter Spanish: Zordala colilarga
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Subspecies and Distribution
E. m. macrocerus
Temminck, 1831 – S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and N Natuna Is.
E. m. borneensis
Robinson & Kloss, 1921 – Borneo.
28–30 cm; 66–72 g. Distinctive, with long neck and tail; broad white supercilium from front of eye and extending down side of neck, bordered below by broad black... read more
Song, usually starting with two or three soft clucks (detectable only at very close range),... read more
Tall primary forest and logged forest with closed canopy, layered structure and well-vegetated to... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including cicadas (Cicadidae) and beetles (Coleoptera); also spiders (Araneae). Terrestrial; walks on forest floor, dashes over... read more
Eggs in late Jan or early Feb, and fledgling seen in Jun. Nest a shallow, loosely constructed cup of plant fibres; one described as built c... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Scarce to fairly common over most of range; locally numerous. Rare in Taman Negara National Park, in Peninsular... read more
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