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(Redirected from Cyornis umbratilis)
Photo by chrisli
Singapore, June 2008
Cyornis umbratilis


15 cm (6 in)

  • Brown over-all plumage
  • White throat
  • Brownish-grey breastband


Asia: found in southern peninsula Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, Java; Northern Natuna Islands


This is a monotypic species[1].

Formerly placed in genus Rhinomyias.


Dry evergreen lowland forests, both primary and secondary. Also coastal peat-swamp forests.



Little is known about their diet, but they do eat small invertebrates.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved August 2015)

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