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Enicurus: Sunda Forktail, White-Crowned Forktail, Slaty-Backed Forktail, Little Forktail, Spotted Forktail, Chestnut-Naped Forktail Books LLC

Enicurus: Sunda Forktail, White-Crowned Forktail, Slaty-Backed Forktail, Little Forktail, Spotted Forktail, Chestnut-Naped Forktail

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Published June 1st 2010
ISBN : 9781157554905
Paperback
26 pages
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Chapters: Sunda Forktail, White-Crowned Forktail, Slaty-Backed Forktail, Little Forktail, Spotted Forktail, Chestnut-Naped Forktail, Black-Backed Forktail. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a freeMoreChapters: Sunda Forktail, White-Crowned Forktail, Slaty-Backed Forktail, Little Forktail, Spotted Forktail, Chestnut-Naped Forktail, Black-Backed Forktail. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Sunda Forktail (Enicurus velatus) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is endemic to Indonesia, where it is restricted to the islands of Java and Sumatra. Its natural habitat is boulder strewn streams in tropical moist montane forest from 600-200 m. More rarely the species occurs closer to sea level. The species is common in Suamtra, but is rarer in Java, where the White-crowned Forktail is more common. Female with juvenileThe Sunda Forktail is 16 cm (6.3 in) n length with a deeply forked tail. The male has a white breast, belly and rump, and black wings, and a dark grey back and head. There is a small white line between the eyes. The tail is black with white barring. The female is similar to the male but has a brown crown and nape. There are two subspecies described, the nominate race occurring on Java. The Sumatran subspecies, sumatranus, differs from the nominate in having more rufous brown on the female. The call of his species is a hard shrill chee or hie-tie-tie The Sunda Forktail feeds on aquatic insects and their larvae, as well as snails. The nest of this species is a large cup of woven mosses, grasses leaves and wood fibres. Two whitish with red spotting eggs are a laid. ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1245117