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Banded broadbill

In Thai: นกพญาปากกว้างลายเหลือง, nok phayaa paak kwaang lai leuang

Binomial name: Eurylaimus javanicus, Thomas Horsfield, 1821

The banded broadbill (Eurylaimus javanicus) is a species of bird in the family Eurylaimidae.

It is found in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is a large broadbill (21.5–23 cm), with purple, yellow and black plumage. It eats predominantly insects, including grasshoppers, crickets, katydids, various beetles, caterpillars and larvae.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Eurylaimidae
Genus
Eurylaimus
Species
Eurylaimus javanicus

Common names

  • Thai: นกพญาปากกว้างลายเหลือง, nok phayaa paak kwaang lai leuang

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Banded broadbill, Eurylaimus javanicus in Thailand
Range map of Eurylaimus javanicus in Thailand