- Phaenicophaeus diardi
Small size and dark appearance distintive.Throat and belly dark grey,merging into black belly and undertail coverts.Orbital skin red. Size-37cm(14.5in)
There are 2 subspecies
- P. d. diardi
- P. d. borneensis
Evergreen forest, swamp forest, bamboo or mangroves to 1,220 m. It is typically found in dense undergrowth and creepers.
Usualy found in the middle storey,keeping to thick cover
The diet includes insects. Generally unobtrusive.
It breeds January-April.