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Fulvetta danisi

Alcippe danisi


A small (10,5 - 11,5cm) soft-coloured Fulvetta:

  • Brown to greyish-brown crown
  • Blackish lateral crownstripe
  • Broad pale grey supercilium
  • Rufous wings with greyish wing-panel


Found in Laos and Vietnam.
Locally common to uncommon.1


Clements2 accepts two subspecies:

  • F. d. danisi in Laos
  • F. d. bidoupensis in South-eastern Laos and Central Vietnam

It was formerly considered conspecific with Spectacled Fulvetta.
Formerly placed in genus Alcippe.


Broadleaf evergreen oak forest, secondary growth, bamboo. Found from 1800 to 2440m.1


Feeds on invertebrates, also on seeds.
Found singly, in pairs or in small groups of up to eight birds.
No information about breeding available.
Resident species.1


  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2007. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 12: Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553422
  2. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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