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14â€“15 cm (5Â½-6 in)
Female: similar, but brown above
Asia: China, Tibet, Nepal, India, Eastern and Western Himalayas, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan
There are 4 subspecies:
Broadleaved forest, forest edges and scrub in hilly country.
Two or three spotted green eggs are laid in a cup-shaped nest and incubated by the female.
The diet consists of insects such as butterflies, beetles and winged ants.
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