French: Trogon de Diard German: Diardtrogon Spanish: Trogón de Diard
Pontianak district, Borneo
Subspecies and Distribution
H. d. sumatranus
A. W. H. Blasius, 1896 – S peninsular Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Lingga Archipelago and Sumatra.
H. d. diardii
(Temminck, 1832) – Bangka I (off E Sumatra) and Borneo.
34 cm; 101 g. Male nominate race with black head and upper breast, purplish-blue orbital ring, maroon-washed mid-crown to hindcrown, strong pink hindcollar, and pale... read more
A cadence of 10–12 “kau” notes, the second rather higher than the first and... read more
Middle and lower storeys of primary and logged forest in lowlands and hills, to 900 m in Peninsular... read more
Food and feeding
Caterpillars, beetles, stick-insects, locustids and other Orthoptera, and fruits (including Ficus pellucido-punctata).
Feb to mid-May in Peninsular Malaysia; mid-May to Aug, probably Sept, in Borneo, but birds in breeding condition also in Feb and Apr. Nest... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Generally uncommon and now threatened by habitat loss in peninsular Thailand, where known for certain from four... read more
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