French: Gérygone à flancs roux German: Rostflankengerygone Spanish: Gerigón flanquirrufo
Other common names:
Banda Sea Gerygone
P. L. Sclater
Larat Island, Tanimbar Archipelago
Subspecies and Distribution
G. d. senex
Meise, 1929 – islands of Kalaotoa and Madu, N of Flores (Lesser Sundas).
G. d. fulvescens
A. B. Meyer, 1884 – E Lesser Sundas (Romang, Kisar, Leti, Moa, Sermata, Babar).
G. d. kuehni
E. J. O. Hartert, 1900 – Damar I (E Lesser Sundas).
G. d. dorsalis
P. L. Sclater, 1883 – Tanimbar Is.
G. d. keyensis
Büttikofer, 1893 – Kai Is (including Tayandu Group).
10 cm. Has short pale supercilium not extending behind eye, narrow pale eyering; crown olive-brown, rest of upperparts, including upperwing, reddish-brown; tail red-... read more
Song a sibilant even-pitched semi-trilled monotonous series, also a complex rather slow series of... read more
Fairly catholic in habitat preferences, occupying lowland and coastal forest, forest edge,... read more
Food and feeding
Poorly known. Largely insectivorous. Usually seen in pairs, often with Yellow-bellied White-eye (Zosterops chloris ) in Kai... read more
No information. Likely to be parasitized by Little Bronze-cuckoo (Chalcites minutillus), but as yet unproven; this seems... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Banda Sea Islands EBA and Salayar and Bonerate Islands Secondary Area. Quite common within limited range. Seems... read more
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