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Photo by Romy Ocon
Bauko, Mountain Province, Philippines, May 2006
Culicicapa helianthea

Identification

11.5cm

  • Brown upperparts
  • Bright yellow head, throat and underparts

Distribution

Endemic to southeast Asia: found in Indochina, Philippines, Indonesia, Greater Sundas and Sulawesi.

Taxonomy

Subspecies

There are 5 subspecies[1]:

  • C. h. septentrionalis:
  • C. h. zimmeri:
  • Philippines (Luzon and Catanduanes)
  • C. h. panayensis:
  • Panay, Negros, Cebu, Leyte, Mindanao, Biliran and Palawan
  • C. h. mayri:
  • Sulu Archipelago (Bongao and Tawitawi)
  • C. h. helianthea:
  • Sulawesi, Salayar, Banggai and Sula islands

Habitat

Understorey of montane forests.

Behaviour

Diet

The diet includes insects, hawked aerially.

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2010. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2010. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/Clements%206.5.xls/view
  2. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia

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