French: Grive andromède German: Sundaerddrossel Spanish: Zorzal de Andrómeda
Java and Sumatra
Sumatra (including Enggano I), Java, Bali, Lesser Sundas (E possibly to Romang I#R) and Philippines (Luzon, Mindoro, Panay, Negros, Mindanao).
23·5–25 cm; 81–108 g. Has blackish-brown head with white eyering, black-stippled whitish lores, submoustachial, chin and ear-coverts; crown shading to... read more
Understorey of dense primary mossy hill forest and montane forest. Above 1000 m in Philippines;... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Forages in shady cover on forest floor, usually within dense herb layer.
Oct–Feb in W Java; in Philippines, Oct on Panay and song and breeding-condition bird in Jun on Mindanao. Nest a solid cup of moss,... read more
Uncertain whether resident or migratory in Philippines.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Presence in montane forest renders it relatively secure, at least at present. Rare and local in Philippines. Judged locally fairly common in Sumatra... read more
Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features!