Feb 4, 2011

The Blue-winged leafbird (Chloropsis cochinchinensis) 16.6 - 18.5 cm

The male have distinct features in the turquoise-blue on the wing and tail, extensive yellow bronze on head/breast. The Female have blue on wings.tail (less than male), more gold-tinged crown/nape than lesser Leafbird, fainter malar band.

Habitat are broadleaved evergreen forests upto 1500 meters above sea level. Ref: Birds of S E Asia, Craig Robson


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