French: Gobemouche à croupion jaune German: Goldschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas culiamarillo
Other common names:
Malacca, south Peninsular Malaysia
E Transbaikalia and E Mongolia E to SE Russia (S Amurland, S Ussuriland), S to C & E China (possibly E of NE Sichuan) and Korea; non-breeding Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Java.
13–13·5 cm; male 10–15·5g, female 9–14·5 g. Medium-sized brightly coloured flycatcher with yellow rump. Male has forehead, crown, lores, cheek, ear-coverts... read more
Song (song period extends into autumn and early winter) a series of low, melodious whistles like... read more
Broadleaf evergreen forest; in E Russia favours streamside and riverine forests with luxuriant... read more
Food and feeding
Food includes small invertebrates; also small fleshy fruits, in particular berries of Macaranga javanica. Usually solitary or in... read more
Season late May to Jul. Nest a cup of moss, dry grasses and plant fibres, placed in hole in tree or on branch or in trunk; nestboxes also... read more
Migratory; entire population moves S to non-breeding quarters in SE Asia and Sumatra. Departure... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally common in Russian Far East, although numbers vary annually; fairly common in China, and abundant summer visitor Korea. In Ussuriland,... read more
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