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Black-winged Flycatcher-shrike

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Hemipus hirundinaceus
Photo by mehdhalaouate Location:  Cibodas, West Java, October 2005
Photo by mehdhalaouate
Location: Cibodas, West Java, October 2005


[edit] Identification


  • Black upperparts
  • Whitish underparts and rump

[edit] Distribution

South-east Asia: found in Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, Java, Bali and adjacent islands.

[edit] Taxonomy

JuvenilePhoto by 996spsSepilok, Sabah, Malaysia, May 2009
Photo by 996sps
Sepilok, Sabah, Malaysia, May 2009

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Moist lowland forests to 1,100m, freshwater swamp forest, mangroves and deep jungle.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

The diet includes insects.

[edit] Breeding

The cone shaped nest is made from lichens and spider webs. The clutch consists of 2 eggs. The young are fed by both adults.

[edit] References

  1. 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.
  3. BF Member observations

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