Common Iora

I his small, active bird is seen either in pairs or in mixed hunting parties. It searches for insects and caterpillars among foliage in rain forests and plantations. In display, the male Huffs out his rump and flank feathers, jumps into the air, and glides back down to his perch.

• NliST A neat cup nest made of plant material, coated with spiderwebs. in a twig fork.

• Distribution India and

S.E. Asia to Borneo and Java.

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Female

long, curved hill tail and flight feathers pale orange belly

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