Black-and-yellow broadbill

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Black-and-yellow broadbill
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Eurylaimidae
Genus: Eurylaimus
Species: E. ochromalus
Binomial name
Eurylaimus ochromalus
Raffles, 1822

The black-and-yellow broadbill (Eurylaimus ochromalus) is a species of bird in the family Eurylaimidae. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Description[edit]

The black-and-yellow broadbill could be mistaken for its cousin, the Banded broadbill , due to their similar coloring of black wings with yellow markings and bright blue beaks. However, the black-and-yellow (Eurylaimus ochromalus) has a pink chest and yellow belly, a black head, and a white collar.

Diet[edit]

The black-and-yellow broadbill feeds primarily on insects, especially orthopterans (grasshoppers, cicadas, etc.), mantises, and beetles.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Eurylaimus ochromalus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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