French: Rhipidure à ventre blanc German: Kurzfuß-Fächerschwanz Spanish: Abanico ventriblanco
S. Müller, 1843,
In past, sometimes treated as a race of R. perlata (but see that species). Monotypic.
18 cm. Has broad white supercilium; otherwise, dark slaty blue-grey above, tail slaty grey, four outer pairs of rectrices broadly tipped white; throat and breast dull grey,... read more
Excited squeaks, “cheet cheet”.
Montane forest, at 900–2750 m.
Food and feeding
Small flying insects, including ants (Hymenoptera). Usually found in middle storey in or near dense vegetation. Sometimes joins mixed-... read more
Season May–Jun. Nest a small cup of fine fibres and twigs covered in thick layer of spider web, built within a few metres of ground.... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Java and Bali Forests EBA. Uncommon to locally common; particularly numerous on lower slopes. Occurs in Gunung... read more
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