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GOLDEN FRONTED LEAFBIRD

Chloropsis aurifrons

Description:

The golden-fronted leafbird (Chloropsis aurifrons) is a species of leafbird. It is a common resident breeder in Sri Lanka, India, and parts of Southeast Asia. The adult is green-bodied with a black face and throat bordered with yellow. It has an orange forehead and blue moustachial line, but lacks the blue flight feathers and tail sides of blue-winged leafbird. Young birds have a plain green head

Habitat:

Its habitat is forest and scrub. It builds its nest in a tree, laying 2-3 eggs. This species eats insects and berries.

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Dhilip
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Dhilip

North Central, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Nov 30, 2016
Submitted on Nov 30, 2016

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