French: Turdinule de Sumatra German: Kastanienbauchdrossling Spanish: Ratina pechirrufa
Mount Singgalang, western Sumatra.
18–19 cm. Mid-sized babbler, scaled dark brown above, dull rusty with vague dark scales and pale streaks below, throat whitish. Crown, neck side and upperparts are warm... read more
Song a clear piping “hi-hi-hi-hi-hi-huuuuh” or “ip’ip’ip’ip’ip’ip-puuuuuh” (with c. 4–6 short... read more
Primary montane broadleaf evergreen forest, and dense roadside vegetation in conifer plantations,... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, small snails. Forages on ground among leaf litter, and just above ground level.
Little known. The only nest described was cup-shaped; made of dead leaves, twigs and hairs, and wrapped around the branches of a leaning... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Sumatra and Peninsular Malaysia EBA. Locally common throughout mountain ranges of Sumatra, and found to be very... read more
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