June 23, 2016 – Black-eared Shrike-babbler, Chestnut-throated Shrike-babbler, or Yellow-fronted Shrike-babbler (Pteruthius melanotis)

These shrike-babblers are found in broadleaf evergreen forests in a patchy distribution across parts of South and Southeast Asia. They eat grasshoppers and other insects, usually foraging alone or in pairs during the breeding season and in small flocks during the rest of the year. Populations in South Asia and Myanmar usually breed from March through June, while those in peninsular Malaysia begin their breeding season in February. Recent evidence suggests that they may belong in the New World Vireonidae family despite their range.

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