I was very lucky to see and photograph this species on a track along a small ridge running north from the Ulot River. - MK
Taxonomic Notes :
Monotypic. The forms M. (l.) leytensis and M. (l.) sordidus were formerly treated as conspecific under the English name Miniature Tit Babbler. Mindanao Miniature Babbler M. (l.) sordidus now regarded as a separate species following
Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.