This Taiwan endemic of high montane forest is a tiny, fast moving bird, usually in the dark undergrowth; making for challenging observations.
Taxonomic Notes :
Monotypic species endemic to Taiwan.
Formerly considered conspecific with Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler Pnoepyga albiventer but now treated as a separate species following Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.