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The Green Broadbill, Calyptomena viridis, is a small, approximately 17 cm long, brilliant green-plumaged bird with a black ear patch, wide gape bill, rounded head, short tail and three black bars on wings. The beak itself is very weak and almost hidden by the crest above it. Both sexes are similar. The female is duller and has no black markings on its ear patch and wing coverts. The Green Broadbill is distributed in broadleaved evergreen forests of Borneo, Sumatra and Malay Peninsula and it frequents lowland and lower montane rainforest. It is often overlooked, as it sits motionless inside the canopy or just below, quickly flying to a new location if disturbed. It's foliage-green color provides excellent camouflage.
Captive bird at the Riverbanks Zoo & Garden in Columbia, South Carolina.