French: Arrenga de Sumatra German: Glanzpfeifdrossel Spanish: Arrenga brillante
Mount Singgalang, West Sumatra.
Mountains of Sumatra.
Male 24–29 cm, female 22–25 cm. Male is velvety jet-black with broad shiny deep blue spangles, plush black lores, deep blue forehead to superciliary area and nape... read more
Song apparently unreported. Calls include high-pitched screech.
Ground and lower storeys of primary mossy hill forest and montane forest, including moss forest;... read more
Food and feeding
Primarily vegetable matter, including some fruit and seeds; also insects and larvae. Forages mainly at middle levels of trees; also spends... read more
Sept; adults feeding young in May, and juvenile seen late Jan. Nest a large cup of moss and plant fibres placed against trunk or in fork of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Sumatra and Peninsular Malaysia EBA. Common.
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