French: Minivet vermillon German: Sundamennigvogel Spanish: Minivet de la Sonda
Highlands of W Sumatra and Java.
19 cm. Very long-tailed minivet, unique in having female plumage black and red, as male. Male has head and upperparts black, slightly glossed blue; lower back, rump and... read more
Hard, shrill “chee-chee-chee” and a protracted, loud “tsree-ee”.
Forest and forest edge, including moss forest; also cultivated lands, and pine (Pinus)... read more
Food and feeding
Food not documented; presumably mainly insects. Frequents canopy, occurring in parties and flocks; no information on foraging methods.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Sumatra and Peninsular Malaysia EBA and Java and Bali Forests EBA. Poorly known. Regarded as quite common in... read more
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