The Long-tailed Broadbill Tauheed Ahmad February 4, 2017 Birds 575 The eye-catching long-tailed broadbill (Psarisomus dalhousiae) is a species of broadbill that is normally found in the Himalayas, extending east through Northeastern India to Southeast Asia. The long-tailed broadbill is the only bird in the genus Psarisomus. The size of long-tailed broadbill is about 10 inches in length and weighs between 50 and 60 grams. This colorful bird can be identified by its shrill call. The long-tailed broadbill is a forest bird that lives on insects. This bird is very sociable and usually travels in large, make noisy parties except during the mating season. It builds a pear-shaped nest in a tree. However, the female habitually lays between 5 and 6 eggs that are incubated by both sexes; and both sexes also help to feed the young. Most birders with Long-tailed Broadbill on their target list won’t be disappointed as it is surely the most widespread bird amongst the top ten most wanted birds of Thailand. Source: Wikipedia Related PostsLilac Breasted Roller is Considered The Most Attractive Birds Ribbon-Tailed Astrapia The Bird of ParadiseThe Bohemian WaxwingThe Melodious Song Bird European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)The Northern Cardinal Bird, is a Songbird, Sing Variety of Different MelodiesBrazil’s critically endangered “Araripe Manakin” may be the world’s most beautiful BirdThe Sweat Kip Kip Wheep Wheep Squirrel Cuckoo The Amazing Colors of Malayan Banded Pitta Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.