Alternative names: Yellow-bellied Fairy-Fantail; Fairy-fantail
- Chelidorhynx hypoxanthus
- Yellow forehead, brow, and underparts
- Olive-grey upperparts
- Black mask
- Long, white-tipped gray tail
Female: the mask is dark olive
This is a monotypic species.
Moist evergreen broad leaf forest and jungle.
The diet includes small flying insects which are flushed by fluttering in amongst the branches.
It builds a compact deep cup made from moss, which is attached to the upperside of a branch. The clutch consists of 3 cream to pinkish-cream eggs with tiny dark reddish speckles.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Thread in the taxonomy forum discussing this species.
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved November 2014)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Yellow-bellied Fantail. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 15 May 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Yellow-bellied_Fantail