Rufous-tailed Tailorbird

Scientific Name: Orthotomus sericeus
Malay Name: Perenjak-Pisang Ekor Merah
Chinese Name: 红头缝叶莺

Range:
Breeding Range: (OR) Malay Peninsula to Philippines

Taxonomy:
Polytypic. Subspecies are: hesperius, sericeus, rubicundulus.

Local Subspecies: hesperius

Size: 12-14 cm

Identification:
Bright chestnut hood, with white throat and rufous tail. Greyish upperparts with whitisih underparts, sometimes streaked with grey.

Habitat: Forests, secondary forests, forest edges. 

Behaviour/Ecology:

Local Status: Uncommon resident

Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2016)

Location: Dairy Farm Nature Park

Photos:

External Links:
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link

References:
BirdLife International. (2016). Orthotomus sericeus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016. Downloaded on 2 September 2021