French: Gobemouche de Hartert German: Hartertschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas de Hartert
Kananggar, eastern Sumba, Lesser Sundas.
Sumba I, in Lesser Sundas.
11 cm. Small rufous-brown flycatcher. Head and upperparts, including upperwing-coverts, edges of flight-feathers and tail, are mostly rufous-brown, small buffish or buffish-... read more
Song a mournful series of 3 descending whistled notes followed by sharp “zip”. Calls include insect... read more
Primary and secondary forests, forest edge, bushy thickets and secondary-growth areas, to c. 930 m.
Food and feeding
Food includes small invertebrates. Usually solitary or in pairs; unobtrusive and easily overlooked. Forages in low undergrowth,... read more
Adult observed feeding two nestlings in Oct. No other information available.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Sumba EBA. Moderately common and widespread within tiny global range. Total population estimated at more than 81... read more
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