French: Arachnothère de Whitehead German: Bergspinnenjäger Spanish: Arañero de Whitehead
Mount Kinabalu, north Borneo
Borneo: in Sarawak (Mt Dulit, Mt Kalulong, Mt Murud, Mt Selidang, Usun Apau Plateau, Kelabit Uplands and Mt Mulu), Sabah (Mt Kinabalu, Mt Trus Madi and Crocker Range) and Kalimantan Utara (upper R Bahau and Mt Lanjut).
Male 16·5–18 cm, female 15·5–16·5 cm. Plumage is mainly brown, crown streaked buffy white, neck and back narrowly streaked white, rump plain bright yellow; throat... read more
High-pitched squeaking song. Calls include repeated loud shrieking in flight or when perched, and... read more
Hill dipterocarp forest and montane forest, and forest edge; 930–3000 m.
Food and feeding
Small arthropods, berries and nectar. Forages singly and in pairs, and occasionally in groups of up to five individuals; sometimes... read more
Active nest in canopy in Mar, and males with active testes in Jun and Nov. Another nest found in Aug 2012 at Mt Mulu, Sarawak, contained no... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Formerly considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Bornean Mountains EBA. Locally common. Possibly occurs on... read more
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