French: Gampsorin à tête blanche German: Weißkopf-Baumdrossling Spanish: Timalí cabeciblanco
Darjeeling = Rakhine, west Myanmar
SE Nepal E through S Bhutan to all NE Indian hill states, SE Bangladesh, N, W & C Myanmar and S China (W Yunnan).
23–24 cm; 37–49 g. Sleek, longish-tailed buff-brown babbler with white head and underparts and rather sturdy hook-tipped bill; feathers of forehead and chin... read more
Song presumably an infrequently heard, short, soft mellow series of low whistles, a slightly rising... read more
Bamboo and middle storey of broadleaf evergreen forest, secondary growth, scrub, bushes and long... read more
Food and feeding
Presumably invertebrates. Forages c. 2–7·5 m above ground, mainly in bamboo canopy. Usually not shy. Gregarious and noisy, invariably... read more
Apr–Aug. Nest a shallow, flimsy saucer, made of dead leaves, a few small twigs, roots, lichen and a little moss, untidily bound... read more
Resident. Apparently some type of displacement may occur, because described as a local migrant in... read more
Status and conservation
Not assessed. Scarce in E Nepal (two records). Uncommon in Bhutan, where known from two localities in C & E valleys. Fairly common in India, and present (at least... read more
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