October 11, 2015 – Silver-breasted Broadbill, Gould’s Broadbill, Collared Broadbill, Hodgson’s Broadbill, or Red-backed Broadbill (Serilophus lunatus)

Found in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and parts of China, these broadbills live in several types of subtropical and tropical forests. They eat mostly insects, including grasshoppers and mantises, hunting from perches or plucking them from branches and leaves. The sexes look very similar, but females have a thin silvery band across their upper chests. Though they are classified as of Least Concern, their population is declining due to habitat loss.

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