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Red-Billed Leiothrix Fact Sheet

  • Latin Name

    Leiothrix lutea
  • Class

    Birds
  • Order

    Passeriformes
  • Range

    Southeast Asia, from Pakistan to China

  • Status

    This species is common over a large range.

  • Habitat

    Forests

  • Niche

    Red-billed leiothrix live in small flocks in the forest underbrush. Individuals feed on fruits and insects found within this niche.

  • Life History

    Breeding pairs establish territories, building cup-shaped nests from leaves and moss. Females lay an average of three eggs.

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