bird crushes caught lizard in jaws, jumps branches

bird crushes caught lizard in jaws, jumps branches
Species: Chestnut-breasted Malkoha   Phaenicophaeus curvirostris
Subspecies: singularis
Author: Charles McHugh
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Added to IBC: 11 Mar 2017 - 06:51
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Altitude (m): 
219 meters
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While set up watching high tree with small bird activity, saw movement on left from a palm tree, then bird.  Adjusted tripod and found bird.  A rather lucky occurance. 

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Charles McHugh, IBC1340061. Accessible at

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Charles McHugh, IBC1340061. Video of Chestnut-breasted Malkoha Phaenicophaeus curvirostris at Khao Luang (Krung Ching) National Park, Thailand. Accessible at

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