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Long-tailed Broadbill Psarisomus dalhousiae dalhousiae   - Adult carrying nesting material
Long-tailed Broadbill
Photographer : © Subharanjan Sen
Location :Base of Benog Hill, near Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India
Date : 19 April 2013
English synonyms:Yellow-throated Broadbill
Bird Family :Eurylaimidae - Broadbills
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A pair of these were busy building their nest about 17-18 metres up a Deodar tree Cedrus deodara. There were at least two other old nests, built in the preceding years on a different Deodar. Accompanied by some vocalisation and the characteristic flicking of the tail. - SS