French: Élachure tachetée German: Fleckenbrustelachura Spanish: Ratina moteada
Other common names:
E Nepal E to NE Indian hill states, NE Bangladesh, N & W Myanmar, N Thailand, SE China (SE Xizang, W, C & SE Yunnan E to Hunan, NW Fujian and N Guangdong), N & C Laos and N Vietnam (W Tonkin, N Annam).
10 cm. Tiny short-tailed wren-babbler, brown with white speckles. Head, neck side and upperparts are dull brown-grey, with well-spaced tiny spots that are buffy white on... read more
Song a thin, faltering, extremely high-pitched, drawn-out, tinkling “ti-ti-ti-i tit-si-ii ti-... read more
Undergrowth and dense thickets in dank temperate and subtropical broadleaf (including rhododendron... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. No other information.
Season Apr–May. Unauthenticated nest described as a deep semi-domed cup of leaves, dead grass, roots etc., densely lined with... read more
Resident; in Bhutan, some evidence of slight downhill shift in winter.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Single record for Nepal, in 1984, in what is now Makalu Barun National Park. Significantly commoner in Bhutan than elsewhere in range... read more
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