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A large Malkohe (46cm) with a long graduated tail:
Sexes similar; the female has a white iris, juveniles duller
Found in tall rain forest. Also in scattered riverine habitats in the dry zone.
Feeds on insects (caterpillars, giant stick insects, mantises) and small vertebrates (eg lizards). May occasionally take berries.
Breeds in the first half of the year (and probably also August to September). The nest is a shallow saucer made of grass, twigs and roots. It's placed in a high bush in a forest area with thick undergrowth. Lays 2 to 3 eggs.
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