Dusky Broadbill

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The Dusky 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 Dusky Broadbill (Corydon sumatranus) is a species of bird in the Eurylaimidae family. It is found in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Corydon sumatranus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007. More

Dusky Broadbill builds a nest - Posted by BESG on 9 October 09, Friday Contributed by Irfan Choo Irfan Choo’s image shows a Dusky Broadbill’s (Corydon sumatranus) putting the final touches to its massive nest. This species is well known for its cooperative breeding behaviour. As many as 20 birds have been known to help in the building of the nest. More

The Dusky Broadbill is a stocky blackish bird with a pale bib. The large, somewhat pinkish bill has a wide gape and a hooked tip. The bird is an uncommon resident in Malaysia. This post is a cooperative effort between NaturePixels.org and BESG to bring the study of bird behaviour through photography to a wider audience. More

Dusky Broadbills - Corydon sumatranus I learn some tricks of birding from Uncle Foo, like many others too. He influenced me into thinking that the Dusky broadbill is an ugly bird. That impression was etched into my mind especially after seeing the whole family in Congkat as my lifer. Large birds and perched very high up. The air and the surrounding were filled with their calls. Yes, at first glance their looks was so un-Broadbill which are known for their vibrant colors. More

* Dusky Broadbill, Corydon sumatranus * Genus: Cymbirhynchus * Black-and-red Broadbill, Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos * Genus: Eurylaimus * Banded Broadbill, Eurylaimus javanicus * Black-and-yellow Broadbill, Eurylaimus ochromalus * Wattled More

The dusky broadbill (Corydon sumatranus) beats all records among the passerines with a pink, hooked bill that is as wide as it is long. It even surpasses the skull in width. The more frugivorous Calyptomena and Pseudocalyptomena have a much narrower bill, but have retained a wide gape. In terms of plumage coloration, the broadbills are a diverse group. Apart from a few dull-colored species, most broadbills are quite colorful, spanning the range from blue to red. More

Dusky Broadbill (Corydon sumatranus) Range: OR more info Photo by Somchai Kanchanasut Kaengkrachan Phetchaburi, Thailand Sizes: Full size: 1024x1024 next (Green Broadbill) last first previous (Banded Broadbill) Dusky Broadbill Copyright and usage info: © All Rights Reserved. More

The nest of the dusky broadbill is a hanging nest which is often 6 1/2 feet long or tall. The bird uses the sticky spider webs on the outside and bottom of the nest to attach a wide range of material, such as caterpillar droppings, insect cocoons, spiders egg-bags and living green leaves. This is used for a camouglage, helping to kept predators such as rats, lizards or snakes that able to reach and get to the nest. More

Corydon sumatranus - Dusky Broadbill - Fauna of India Fauna of India (Birds) vol iii 1895 - by W. T. Blanford Page 04 prev page next page Genus CORYDON, Lesson, 1828 Bill very large, much deeper, broader at the base and more booked than that of Eurylaemus, the upper mandible more over-hanging, and with the edge more convex near the gape; but the culmen is comparatively much shorter and more prominent. More

Dusky Broadbill Corydon sumatranus sumatranus - Adult carrying nesting material Dusky Broadbill Photographer : More

broadbill nestlings, butthe Dusky broadbill flock cooperates in nestconstruction. In Malaya Black-and-yellowbroadbills have been seen feeding fledglingsof the Indian cuckoo (Cuculus micropterus)and are presumed to be a brood host of thiscuckoo. The one definitely identified egg ofthe local subspecies of the Indian cuckoo isa fairly close match for the broadbill egg incolor and size. Though only casually studied. mostbroadbills are frequently seen and even theleast known, the Philippine and Africangreen, are unlikely to prove rare once theirhabitats have been explored. More

Dusky Broadbill Corydon sumatranus = * Home Expand Log in Menu item Register Menu item Log out Menu item Change login details Menu item Why register? Expand UK & Ireland Menu item Birding sites More

Dusky Broadbill (Corydon sumatranus) by David Edwards. More

Stamps showing Dusky Broadbill Corydon sumatranus Dusky Broadbill Corydon sumatranus 108.005 Dusky Broadbill IOC v2.4: 4188 Links will open countrypage in new window - Ajman 27.04. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Eurylaimidae
Genus : Corydon
Species : sumatranus
Authority : (Raffles, 1822)