Scientific Name: Cyanoderma erythropterum
Malay Name: Kekicau-Kantan Kelip
Chinese Name: 红翅穗鹛
Found from the Thai-Malay Peninsula to Sumatra
Polytypic. Subspecies are: erythropterum, pyrrhophaeum, fulviventre
Local Subspecies: erythropterum
Size: 12.5-13.5 cm
Identification: Adult has chestnut brown crown, mantle, wings and tail, greyish head-sides/breast and blue orbital skin. Juvenile resembles adult but has paler plumage and duller orbital skin.
Similar looking species: Pin-striped Tit-Babbler
Ecology/Behaviour: Forages in small groups, methodically foliage-gleaning in the middle and lower storey.
Local Status: Uncommon resident
Conservation Status: Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
Location: Central Catchment Forest.
Craig Robson (2011) A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia
David Wells (2007) The Birds of Thai-Malay Peninsula, Volume 2