French: Gobemouche de Sumba German: Sumbaschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas de Sumba claro
Alseonax latirostris segregata
Karuni, Laora, western Sumba, Lesser Sundas
Sumba, in Lesser Sundas.
13 cm. Small, grey flycatcher with pale eyering and whitish underparts. Head and upperparts are greyish, tinged brown, lores whitish, fairly conspicuous whitish eyering;... read more
Song a jumbled series of rapid high-pitched whistled notes, including trilled notes and several... read more
Lowland primary forest, including forest edges bordering cultivation and secondary forest; sea-... read more
Food and feeding
Diet includes small invertebrates. Usually solitary or in pairs. Forages in understorey and lower levels of trees, also pursues insects in... read more
Nest (at single known location) placed up to 15 m above ground in large tree. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Uncommon or rare, although widespread in remaining patches of primary and secondary forest. Population is... read more
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