• Welcome to BirdForum, the internet's largest birding community with thousands of members from all over the world. The forums are dedicated to wild birds, birding, binoculars and equipment and all that goes with it.

    Please register for an account to take part in the discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.
ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.

Pygmy Cuckooshrike - BirdForum Opus

Revision as of 19:16, 16 June 2023 by THEFERN-13145 (talk | contribs) (→‎Distribution)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Celebesia abbotti

Coracina abbotti


20 cm (7¾ in)

  • Dark bluish-grey upperparts
  • Black forehead, side of head and throat
  • Black primaries
  • Dark bluish-grey tertials and upperwing-coverts


Sulawesi endemic. South East Asia: Indonesia: Greater Sundas. Northern, central and south-eastern parts of the island.


This is a monotypic species.
Formerly placed in the genus Coracina.


High montane forests, generally above 1400m.



Their main diet consists of insects.

The feed in the canopy with mixed species flocks.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved July 2018)

Recommended Citation

External Links