- Phaenicophaeus sumatranus
- Dark grey back and underparts
- Large orangy-red eye ring
- Chestnut belly
- Dull turquoise wings
- Greenish-grey bill
South-east Asia: found in southern Myanmar, southern Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo.
This species is often seen as monotypic, however, some authorities recognize three subspecies: sumatranus, minor, and rodolphi.
Some authorities place it in a different genus as Rhopodytes sumatranus.
Mangroves, broadleaved evergreen forest and forest edges up to 1,000m.
The nest is a platform of twigs, placed in the fork of a tree.
The diet includes lizards, grasshoppers and caterpillars.
- Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
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