Female perched near the base of a large forest tree in karst hills

Female perched near the base of a large forest tree in karst hills
Species: Slender-billed Cicadabird   Edolisoma tenuirostre
Subspecies: timoriense
Author: ColinTrainor
Friday, January 18, 2019
Added to IBC: 4 Dec 2019 - 05:12
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Altitude (m): 
16 meters
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Surprisingly, the first record for Rote island. Not sure of the status, possibly they arrive in the wet season....


Note HBW plates not great on this taxon...

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ColinTrainor, IBC1621199. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1621199.

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ColinTrainor, IBC1621199. Video of Slender-billed Cicadabird Edolisoma tenuirostre at Daurendale, Indonesia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1621199.

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