French: Échenilleur de Lesueur German: Weißschulter-Raupenfänger Spanish: Oruguero de Lesueur
New Holland; error = Timor
C & E Java, Bali, Masalembu Besar, NC & S Sulawesi (including Selayar, Butung and Tukangbesi), islands in Flores Sea (Tanahjampea, Kalao, Bonerate, Kalaotoa, Madu), and Lesser Sundas (Lombok E to Alor, S to Sumba, Savu, Roti and Timor) E to Wetar, Romang, Kisar, Moa, Sermata Is and Babar.
17–18 cm. Male has top of head and upperparts glossy greenish-black; narrow white supercilium (sometimes poorly marked) bordered below by black line from base of bill... read more
Harsh, rattling series of rapid, staccato notes that almost run together; song a series of c. 12... read more
Woodland, savanna, open forest, scrub, overgrown or lightly wooded cultivation (including rice... read more
Food and feeding
Diet not recorded; presumably insects. Perches in isolated trees and on stumps and fence posts; forages on the ground in short grass and on... read more
Breeds in Apr–May in Lesser Sundas. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Current status not well known. Regarded as common in C Sulawesi, and expanding N, in 1980s; fairly common in E Java and Bali in 1990s; common on... read more
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