Todus macrorhynchus Gmelin, 1788, no locality. Four subspecies recognized.
OTHER COMMON NAMES
French: Eurylaime rouge et noir; German: Kellenschnabel; Spanish: Pico Ancho Negro y Rojo.
8.3-9.4 in (21-24 cm); 1.8-2.7 oz (50-76.5 g). Black head, back, and tail feathers. Red underparts and on rump and throat. Black wings with white stripe. Bill is light blue above and yellow underneath.
C. m. macrorhynchus: Borneo. C. m. affinis: western Myanmar. C. m. malaccensis: Myanmar, southern Thailand, southern Laos, south Vietnam, and peninsular Malaysia. C. m. lemniscatus: Sumatra.
Evergreen forest always near water, also in degraded areas. BEHAVIOR
Not well known. Usually found in pairs or small groups. Male may incubate eggs.
FEEDING ECOLOGY AND DIET
Mostly insectivorous. Occasionally takes mollusks, crabs, and small fish.
Reproduces mostly in dry season. Lays two to three eggs. CONSERVATION STATUS
Not threatened; fairly common, but range contracting.
SIGNIFICANCE TO HUMANS None known. ♦
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