French: Trogon à nuque rouge German: Rotnackentrogon Spanish: Trogón kasumba
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
H. k. kasumba
(Raffles, 1822) – extreme S peninsular Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra.
H. k. impavidus
(Chasen & Kloss, 1931) – Borneo.
32–34 cm; 72 g. Male nominate race with black head and upper breast, blue bill and orbital ring, red nuchal band meeting broad cobalt-blue facial skin, white breastline... read more
Subdued but rather harsh, evenly pitched “kau, kau, kau, kau” of 3–6 notes, lower... read more
Middle to upper storeys of chiefly primary but also logged evergreen forest, in lowlands and... read more
Food and feeding
Poorly known. One stomach held spiders, others stick-insects. Often associates with mixed-species flocks.
Nest in Peninsular Malaysia in Jul; females in breeding condition in Feb and May; recently fledged bird in Jun in Borneo. One nest in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Rare and now threatened by habitat loss in peninsular Thailand, where known for certain from only a single area... read more
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