French: Rhipidure de Rennell German: Rennellfächerschwanz Spanish: Abanico de Rennell
Rennell Island, Solomon Islands.
Rennell I, in S Solomons.
14–15 cm; 14–15 g. Crown and side of head are drab brownish-grey, short broad supraloral spot obscure (bases of feathers off-white); back lighter and browner than... read more
High-pitched, upward-slurred rasp. Sings before dawn. Song is 8–15 clear, high-pitched “chip... read more
Generally wooded habitats with closed canopy, including primary forest, forest edge, submature... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Forages in undergrowth or understorey; in scrub found 1–3 m from ground, in tall forest up to 15 m; occasionally on ground.... read more
Dependent young observed in Sept. Nest a small cup of Pandanus fibres, bound externally with spider web, with hanging “tail”,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Rennell and Bellona EBA. Very common within tiny world range.
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