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Malayan Banded-Pitta

Hydrornis irena

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Broad red-orange eyestripe glows like lava on this shy, jewel-like bird. Male has deep blue underparts with thin tiger-like barring on the sides of the chest. Female is pale below with fine dark barring. Forages quietly on the floor of dense lowland forests. Most common calls are a quiet roar and a short, descending “pr-r-r-r-r”.

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