French: Sittelle du Victoria German: Weißbrauenkleiber Spanish: Trepador birmano
Mount Victoria, Chin Hills, Myanmar
Mt Victoria and nearby Mindat (Natmataung National Park, S Chin Hills) in W Myanmar.
11·5 cm. A small nuthatch with tiny, spike-like bill. Has forehead and narrow supercilium (to rear of ear-coverts) whitish, crown to rump dull blue-grey, nape and... read more
Calls include “pee”, variably insistent and tooting or less emphatic (and then... read more
Oak-rhododendron (Quercus-Rhododendron) forest. On Mt Victoria from 2285 m to... read more
Food and feeding
Food small insects. Usually found singly or in pairs, only occasionally in small flocks of up to four individuals. Tends to forage on outer... read more
Nest-building observed on 12th Mar, and nests with chicks recorded in early Apr. Three nests known, the first built by female over period... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restrictedrange species: present in Eastern Himalayas EBA. Global population estimated at 2500–9999 individuals, all within area of 820 km²;... read more
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