Species of Thailand
Binomial name: Alcippe castaneceps, Brian Houghton Hodgson, 1837
The Rufous-winged Fulvetta (Alcippe castaneceps) is a bird species of the Pellorneidae family. Its common name is misleading, because it is not a close relative of the "typical" fulvettas, which are now in the genus Fulvetta.
The Black-crowned Fulvetta (A. klossi) was until recently included here as a subspecies.
This 11 cm long bird has a dark-streaked chestnut crown, white supercilium bron upperparts and pale underparts. The wings show a striking contrast between the bright rufous primaries and the black coverts.
This is a noisy species with a rich warbled ti-du-di-du-di-du-di-du song and wheezy tsi-tsi-tsi-tsi call.
It is common in evergreen montane forests above 1200 m ASL, often feeding on vertical trunks.
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- Alcippe castaneceps
- Pseudominla castaneceps
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
No photo for this species yet
Range map of Alcippe castaneceps in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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