French: Yuhina de Taiwan German: Braunkopfyuhina Spanish: Yuhina de Formosa
Mount Morrison, central Taiwan.
11·5 cm; mean 12 g. Distinctive yuhina with dull brown crest with black lateral crownstripe, olive-brown upperparts and whitish underparts, and thin, rather long... read more
Song a jaunty, mellow, sweet “too, mee, jeeoo” (“to meet you”, sometimes... read more
Deciduous and evergreen broadleaf forest, mixed broadleaf and coniferous forest, sometimes spruce,... read more
Food and feeding
Nectar of cherry blossoms and other flowers reported; doubtless also small invertebrates and small fruit. Found in stable small parties... read more
Apr–Jun; up to three broods per season (span of brood cycle from nest-building to independence of young 70 days). Has habit of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Taiwan EBA. Common to abundant in C highlands, commonest at middle elevations. In Yushan National Park, recorded... read more
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