Family Fantails (Rhipiduridae)

Least Concern

Streaky-breasted Fantail (Rhipidura dedemi)


Taxonomy

French: Rhipidure de Céram German: Seramfächerschwanz Spanish: Abanico de van Dedem
Taxonomy:

Rhipidura dedemi

van Oort

, 1911,

Kairatu, Seram

.

Monotypic.

Distribution:

Mountains of Seram, in S Moluccas.

Descriptive notes

13–14 cm; 10–12 g. Has supercilium from lores to above orbit white, bordered above and below with black, large white postorbital spot; forehead, top and side of... read more

Voice

Rapidly repeated medium-pitched musical notes.

Habitat

Forest undergrowth; at 500–1500 m, occasionally to 2200 m.

Food and feeding

Insects, including beetles. Joins mixed-species flocks. No other information available.

Breeding

Nest with 2 eggs in Apr/May. No other information.

Movements

Resident.

Status and conservation

Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Seram EBA. Common within small single-island range.

Recommended citation

Boles, W. (2019). Streaky-breasted Fantail (Rhipidura dedemi). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/59156 on 16 December 2019).