French: Échenilleur de Sumba German: Sumbaraupenfänger Spanish: Oruguero de Sumba
Other common names:
Edoliosoma [sic] dohertyi
E. J. O. Hartert
W Lesser Sunda Is (Sumbawa, Flores, Sumba).
20–24 cm. Male is light bluish-slate above, darker on head and neck; forehead, lores, orbital region, side of head, ear-coverts, chin and throat black; upperwing-... read more
Harsh call, also described as a pleasant, rasping “queep”; song 3 grating notes, rather... read more
Primary and tall secondary evergreen forest, monsoon forest and casuarina (Casuarina)... read more
Food and feeding
Presumably insectivorous. Forages in middle storey and lower canopy of large trees.
Breeding condition in Jun. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Northern Nusa Tenggara EBA and Sumba EBA. Generally uncommon. Locally moderately common at 800–1100 m on... read more
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