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A large, dark woodshrike.
Females are dark slaty-brown above and have a weaker dark grey mask. Their bill is dark brown.
South-western India (Western Ghats from Narbada River to Kerala). An isolated population in the Surat Dangs, Gujarat.
Evergreen forest, forest edge and glades. In moister habitat than Common Woodshrike.
Feeds mainly on insects obtained from aerial swoops. Also frequents the edge of water courses where it will pick off insects from the water surfaces.
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