Long-tailed Broadbill

The Long-tailed Broadbill is a forest bird that lives on insects. It is very sociable and normally travels in large, noisy parties except during the mating season. It builds a pear-shaped nest in a tree. The female usually lays between 5 and 6 eggs that are incubated by both sexes; both sexes also help to feed the young.

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The Long-tailed Broadbill is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

the Long-tailed Broadbill Psarisomus dalhousiae is common, this beautiful bird is locally considered to be quite a twitch. My friend Jason spotted this pair carrying nest material along the Tambunan road earlier this week. Many years ago in the same area I saw a party of 5 birds. My only other big encounter was in Cuc Phuong National Park near Hanoi in north Vietnam about 4 years ago when I saw a party of 30 to 40 moving through the forest in a fantastic and noisy spectacle. More

The Long-tailed Broadbill, Psarisomus dalhousiae, is a species of broadbill that is found in the Himalayas, Southeast Asia, and Indonesia. It is the only bird in the genus Psarisomus. The Long-tailed Broadbill is about 25 cm (10 inches) in length and weighs between 50 and 60 grams. It can be identified by its shrill call. PsarisomusDalhousiaeGould.jpg The Long-tailed Broadbill is a forest bird that lives on insects. More

A fact from Long-tailed Broadbill appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page in the Did you know? column on 27 November 2004. The text of the entry was as follows: "Did you know * ... More

Long-tailed Broadbill, adult perched on a branch, lateral view. Author's comment Digiscoped using a Swarovski ats65hd 25x50 WA Zoom eyepiece and Nikon Coolpix P5100. http://www.smandrews.com 3Average: 3 (2 votes) Your rating: None Voting is for registered members only. Please login or create a new account. More

Long-tailed Broadbill can hardly fail to impress as one flicks through Robson's Field Guide to the Birds of Thailand or Lekagul & Round's Guide to the Birds of Thailand in preparation for ones first birding trip to Thailand. Most birders with Long-tailed Broadbill on their target list won't be disappointed as it is certainly the most common bird amongst the top ten most wanted birds of Thailand. More

Long-tailed Broadbill (Psarisomus dalhousiae) is a resident in Himalayan foothills and north-east India. More

Aspects of the topic long-tailed broadbill are discussed in the following places at Britannica. Assorted References * description (in broadbill (bird)) ...or blue; most African types are brownish or grayish, marked with reddish hues or black. More

Facts about long-tailed broadbill: description, as discussed in broadbill (bird): = ...or blue; most African types are brownish or grayish, marked with reddish hues or black. Typical of the main group of broadbills, which are sociable and noisy insect eaters, is the 25-cm (10-inch) long-tailed broadbill (Psarisomus dalhousiae), which ranges from the Himalayas to Borneo. It has a green body, black-and-yellow head, and... More

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Long-tailed Broadbill by Con Foley - Click Image to enter Slide Show SlideShow | Image Information | Contact the Photographer Image information - Description Cover shot for "BirdingASIA", Number 12, December 2009 Bulletin of the Oriental Bird Club Portfolio Con Foley Keywords Broadbill, Malaysia, Cover Capture Medium More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Eurylaimidae
Genus : Psarisomus
Species : dalhousiae
Authority : (Jameson, 1835)