French: Eurylaime à collier German: Hartertbreitrachen Spanish: Eurilaimo bandeado
Eurylaimus javanicus harterti
Subspecies and Distribution
E. h. friedmanni
Deignan, 1947 – SE Myanmar, Thailand (S to Isthmus of Kra) and Indochina.
E. h. pallidus
Chasen, 1935 – S Thailand (S from Isthmus of Kra) and Peninsular Malaysia; formerly also Singapore.
E. h. harterti
van Oort, 1909 – Sumatra, Riau Archipelago (Bintan), Bangka I and Belitung I.
E. h. brookei
Robinson & Kloss, 1919 – Borneo and N Natuna Is.
21·5–23 cm; 74·7–87·5 g (pallidus), 73–87 g (brookei). A large, distinctive broadbill with purple, yellow and black plumage. Compared to other races,... read more
Typical song a far-carrying, brief, sharp “wheeoo”, sometimes preceded by 4–9 well-spaced,... read more
Variety of forest types, including logged forest, but particularly evergreen and mixed deciduous... read more
Food and feeding
Predominantly insects, including orthopterans (grasshoppers, crickets, katydids), various beetles, homopteran and heteropteran bugs,... read more
Breeds mainly during dry period following NE monsoon, with apparently extended season in S: Mar in S Myanmar, Jul and Dec in Thailand, Jun... read more
Resident, although records from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in early 1990s suggest wandering behaviour... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon or locally common in Indochina, rare in N Thailand; locally common in suitable habitat in S part of range, but rare in NW... read more
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