|Male in Thailand.|
It is found in Indonesia and the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. White-browed Shortwing is a shy skulker, preferring to be on or near the ground, in the depths of dark vegetation, where it feeds on small insects, larvae, berries, seeds, sprouts and new buds of plants. The nest consists of moss and grass stems, placed in a dense shrub.
- BirdLife International. 2018. Brachypteryx montana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T103866595A132045481. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T103866595A132045481.en. Downloaded on 26 January 2019.
- Horsfield, Thomas (1821). "Systematic arrangement and description of birds from the island of Java". Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (in Latin and English). 13 (Part 1): 133–200 . doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.1821.tb00061.x. The paper was read to a meeting of the Society in April 1820. The title page is dated 1822.
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