Lesser Green Broadbill

The Green Broadbill is distributed in broadleaved evergreen forests of Borneo, Sumatra and Malay Peninsula and it frequents lowland and lower montane rainforest. It is often overlooked, as it sits motionless inside the canopy or just below, quickly flying to a new location if disturbed. It's foliage-green color provides excellent camouflage.

The Lesser Green Broadbill is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

lesser green broadbill (Calyptomena viridis), of Malaysia; it is green, with a stubby tail and a puff of feathers over its bill. Other The following is a selection of items (artistic styles or groups, constructions, events, fictional characters, organizations, publications) associated with "lesser green broadbill" * broadbill (bird) Expand Your Research: Try searching magazines and ebooks for "lesser green broadbill". No results found. More

The lesser green broadbill can be identified by its vibrant green plumage. The species is sexually dimorphic, meaning males and females differ in appearance. Males possess a black dot behind each ear as well as black bands across the wings, while females have duller green feathers and lack any black markings. More

has found a home for one of them, the lesser green broadbill, at a zoo in South Carolina. The bird, native to Asia, is rare in the United States, said Martin Vince, a bird curator at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia, S.C. Across the country there are only 17 pairs. ``Because of the avian flu, it is not permitted to import these birds," Vince said. ``It's illegal. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Eurylaimidae
Genus : Calyptomena
Species : viridis
Authority : Raffles, 1822