Alternative names: Sulphur-vented Whister; Yellow-vented Whistler; Yellow-bellied Whistler; Celebes Whistler; Sulawesi Whistler; Sulawesi Mountain Whistler
- Pachycephala sulfuriventer
14 - 15cm.
- Olive brown head and upperparts
- Paler ear-coverts and orbital regions
- Dark brown upperwing
- Olive-brown tail
- White chin, throat, breast and upper belly
- Pale brown washed breast grading to yellow on centre of belly
- Bright yellow lower belly, undertail-coverts and thighs
- Dark brown eye
- Black bill
Female has paler underparts. Juveniles have a rufous tinge in plumage.
Moist lowland forests and montanes. Found from sea-level up to 2500m, but mainly at 800 - 2500m.
Feeds on insects.
Usually seen foraging near the ground in understorey up to lower canopy. Joins bird-waves.
No infromation about breeding.
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- 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
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Sulphur-bellied Whistler. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 30 November 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Sulphur-bellied_Whistler