|Male (♂) of the species|
|Female (♀) of the species|
Jardine & Selby, 1830
The orange-bellied leafbird (Chloropsis hardwickii) is a bird native to the eastern Himalayas and south China to the Malay Peninsula. It is brightly colored with an orange belly, a green back, a blue tail and flight feathers, and a black and blue patch over its throat and chest. It has a long, curved beak. It feeds on insects, spiders and nectar. Orange-bellied leafbirds make their nests from roots and fibers which are suspended from the edges of twigs at the end of a tree branch. They do not migrate.
- Birds of the World by Colin Harrison and Alan Greensmith, Eyewitness Handbooks
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