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White-browed Bush-Robin (male)

The male White-browed Bush-Robin is a small (15 cm) bird with a bluish-gray face and mantle, a yellowish-olive crown, a long white supercilium, a black bill and brownish legs. The throat, breast and flanks are dull orange, and the belly is whitish. The female is grayish-brown above, with a whitish eye-ring and supercilium, and orange-buff below with a whitish belly. Compared to the mainland races, the male of the formosanus subspecies of Taiwan is duller overall, has a yellowish-olive rather than a slaty-blue crown and lacks the thin white malar stripe; the female is grayer above and yellower below.
The White-browed Bush-Robin feeds on insects, which it finds mainly on or near the ground. It prefers dense undergrowth of heavy mixed broadleaf and conifer forest at high elevations. The male sings from the ground or from a small tree.
taken at DaSyueShan Trail, Taichung City, TAIWAN

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