French: Cataponère des Célèbes German: Schwarzbrauendrossel Spanish: Zorzal montano de Célebes
E. J. O. Hartert
Bonthain Peaks, Sulawesi
Subspecies and Distribution
C. t. abditiva
Riley, 1918 – NC Sulawesi.
C. t. tenebrosa
Stresemann, 1938 – S Sulawesi.
C. t. turdoides
E. J. O. Hartert, 1896 – SW Sulawesi.
C. t. heinrichi
Stresemann, 1938 – SE Sulawesi.
20–25 cm. Nominate race has dark brown crown and distinctive broad black line from lores through supercilium to nape; dull olive-tinged mid-brown above, with darker,... read more
Song, from exposed perch 3–6 m up in open forest, given in twilight, a pleasant melody... read more
Occupies montane evergreen forest and moss-forest with dense undergrowth, at 1100–2400 m.
Food and feeding
Small mid-storey fruits, and invertebrates and other material from understorey and ground. Forages on ground and in lower storeys of forest... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Sulawesi EBA. Widely but locally distributed and, at best, uncommon. Not recorded in N & CE Sulawesi.... read more
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