French: Gobemouche à face rousse German: Roststirnschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas cejirrufo
S. Müller, 1836,
See comments under A. monileger. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
A. s. submoniliger
A. O. Hume, 1877 – S Myanmar (Tenasserim) and W Thailand S to N Malay Peninsula; SE Laos and SC Vietnam.
A. s. malayanus
(Sharpe, 1888) – C & S Malay Peninsula and N Sumatra.
A. s. solitaris
(S. Müller, 1836) – C & S Sumatra.
12–13 cm. Small, large-headed flycatcher with brilliant white throat. Nominate race has crown and upperparts, including upperwing and tail, rich rufous-brown, inner... read more
Song a slow, thin or high-pitched tremulous warble, commonly rendered as a descending “three... read more
Broadleaf evergreen submontane and montane forests, also in bamboo; mostly 760–1400m in SE... read more
Food and feeding
Diet not well known, but includes small invertebrates. Usually solitary or in pairs. Active, and forages noisily in lower levels of forest... read more
Not well-known. Season Jan–Jul. Nest built by both sexes, a bulky dome or ball of leaves, fern fragments, bamboo leaves and moss,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to locally common. Uncommon in C & S Thailand; common in Peninsular Malaysia, e.g. in Larut hills and Titiwangsa Range; locally common... read more
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