Serilophus lunatus is a bird species from the broadbill family that is commonly known as Silver-breasted broadbill. This medium-sized bird measures about 16-17 cm in length and like to consume invertebrates, primarily insects such as grasshoppers, mantises, caterpillars, larvae and small land snails. It is found in the montane forest up to about 800-1,600 m, in the middle storey and forest edges.
The Silver-breasted broadbill is monotypic as it is the only species within the genus Serilophus. It has a rusty-coloured head with an ash-grey forehead and a broad black supercilium (stripe) over its eyes. It also has white underpart, brilliant blue and yellow bill, black tail, bright rufous at the rump and upper wing coverts; and striking blue and black flight feathers. The female's appearance is similar to the male but with a narrow silvery white band across its breast, while the juvenile is slightly different and has shorter wings and tails with slightly darker plumage overall. [Source: MyBIS]
Name: Silver-breasted broadbill
Scientific: Serilophus lunatus
Malay: Burung Tadah Hujan / Takau Dada-perak / Takau Tanda Hujan
IUCN Red List (v3.1, 2016): Least Concern
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