Rhinomyias olivacea Hume, 1877.
OTHER COMMON NAMES
English: Olive-backed jungle-flycatcher; French: Gobemouche а dos olive; German: Olivrьcken-Dschungelschnаpper; Spanish: Papamoscas Selvбtico de Lomo Olivo.
The body length is about 6 in (15 cm). The sexes are colored similarly, with a brownish gray back, white throat and belly, tawny chest, and rufus tail.
A widespread species of the Malay Peninsula, parts of the island of Borneo, and the Greater Sunda Islands of Indonesia, including Sumatra, Java, and Bali.
Occurs at forest edges, in secondary forest, and in plantations. Generally occurs below 3,950 ft (1,200 m).
A nonmigratory species. Pairs of breeding birds defend a territory. The song is a series of seven to nine simple notes.
FEEDING ECOLOGY AND DIET
Forages for insects on or near the ground, generally in the lower canopy. Hunts from a perch.
Builds a cup-shaped nest in a shallow cavity or tree-hole.
Not threatened. A widespread and locally abundant species.
SIGNIFICANCE TO HUMANS
None known, except for the economic benefits of birdwatching.
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