French: Rhipidure rougequeue German: Rotbürzel-Fächerschwanz Spanish: Abanico colirrojo
S. Müller, 1843,
Mountains of Java.
17 cm. Head and face are sooty black, thin white supercilium; back dark grey, rump and tail bright rusty chestnut, upperwing dark chestnut; chin and throat white, upper... read more
Song rendered as “he-tee-tee-tee-oh-weet”.
Montane forest between 1000 m and 2500 m; usually in dense thickets and bushes.
Food and feeding
Small insects, especially flying ones, including beetles (Coleoptera) and hymenopterans. Forages mostly in understorey close to ground,... read more
Season Mar–May, Jul and Sept. Nest constructed of fine fibres and twigs into which fern root sticks are worked, covered in thick... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Java and Bali Forests EBA. Locally common. Occurs in Gunung Gede-Pangrango National Park.
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