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Alternative name: Mountain Fantail

Rhipidura drownei

Identification

Distribution

Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.

Taxonomy

Subspecies[1]

There are 2 subspecies:

  • R. d. drownei :
  • R. d. ocularis:
  • Montane forests of Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)

Habitat

Behaviour

Diet

The diet includes insects.

Breeding

Both sexes build the cup shaped nest from grass and spider silk, incubate the eggs and feed the young.

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.

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