Banded broadbill

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Banded broadbill
Eurylaimus javanicus - Khao Yai.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Eurylaimidae
Genus: Eurylaimus
Species: E. javanicus
Binomial name
Eurylaimus javanicus
Horsfield, 1821

The banded broadbill (Eurylaimus javanicus) is a species of bird in the Eurylaimidae family. It is found in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is a large broadbill (21.5–23 cm), with purple, yellow and black plumage. It eats predominantly insects, including grasshoppers, crickets, katydids, various beetles, caterpillars and larvae.[2]

In The Birds of Asia, ca. 1850

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Eurylaimus javanicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Bruce, M.D (2003b): 10. Banded Broadbill. In: del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew & Christie, David A. (eds.): Handbook of Birds of the World (Vol. 8: Broadbills to Tapaculos): 10, plate 2. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. ISBN 84-87334-50-4