Scientific Name: Erpornis zantholeuca
Malay Name: Kelicap-Berjambul
Chinese Name: 白腹凤鹛
Breeding Range: (OR) Himalayas to Borneo
Polytypic. Subspecies are: zantholeuca, tyrannulus, griseiloris, sordida, canescens, interposita, saani, brunnescens.
Local Subspecies: interposita
Size: 13.5 cm
Yellowish olive-green above. Greyish white underparts. Conspicuous dark eye in otherwise pale and unmarked face. Slight crested appearance.
Habitat: Broadleaved evergreen and deciduous woodland to 2,650 m elevation.
Behaviour/Ecology: Forages for invertebrates in the canopy and mid-storey. Often in groups and regularly joins mixed species feeding flocks.
Local Status: Very rare non-breeding visitor.
Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2016)
Location: One record on 16-17 June 2020 at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve.
BirdLife International. (2016). Erpornis zantholeuca. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016. Downloaded on 2 September 2021
Robson, C. (2008). A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia. New Holland Publishers.