Longtailed Broadbill

A big-headed bird with a short, heavy bill, this species is found in mountain rain forests, subtropical forests, and bamboo thickets. It also occurs in secondary forests (where trees have rcgrown after clearance). Small flocks feed in the middle height of the trees, taking insects in flight or probing for them on mossy branches and creepers.

• NEST A pear-shaped structure with a porched entrance hole at the side, hanging from a branch.

• DlSTRIBl ITION N. India and S. China to Sumatra and Borneo.

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