Grey-breasted Spiderhunter (Arachnothera affinis) is a species of bird, locally known as Kelicap dada kelabu. It has a long sickle shaped bill, short tail, olive-green upperparts and grey underparts with dark streaks on its throat and breast. Its body measures around 18 cm in length (Strange & Jeyarajasingam, 1993; Jeyarajasingam & Pearson, 2012).
This bird is endemic throughout the Sundaland where it can be found in Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia (BirdLife International, 2016). In Peninsular Malaysia, it is known to inhabit the middle and lower storey of lowland rainforest, especially where the bananas and ginger are found. It can also be seen at flowering trees or shrubs at the forest edges and overgrown plantations near the forest edge (Strange & Jeyarajasingam, 1993; Jeyarajasingam & Pearson, 2012). [Source: MyBIS]
Name: Grey-breasted spiderhunter
Scientific: Arachnothera affinis
Malay: Kelicap Dada Kelabu / Kelicap Jantong Bukit / Kelicap Jantung Bukit / Kelicap-sabit Dada Kelabu
IUCN Red List (v.3.1, 2018): Least Concern
Gear: SONY a1 + SEL200600G + SEL14TC.
Location: Hulu Langat, Selangor.
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