Formosan Barwing

A species of bird in the Leiothrichidae family is the Taiwan barwing or Formosan barwing (Actinodura morrisoniana). In Taiwan, it is located. Temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland woodland are its natural ecosystems.


Formosan Barwing


Slightly similar in form to a laughingthrush but proportionally larger-headed and shorter-tailed, medium-sized songbird. Dark rusty-brown head, fair skin, finely barred rufous wings in black, and complex striped designs in the breast and collar make this species unmistakable when well seen.


Formosan Barwing


Move through mountainous forests (1500-3000 m) in small flocks, usually at lower levels of forest and shrubs, offering varying purring or trilled notes. 


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