Indicator archipelagicus, Malaysian Honeyguide, Pemandulebah Asia

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Indicator archipelagicus, Malaysian Honeyguide, Pemandulebah Asia

MalayIndicator archipelagicus, Malaysian Honeyguide, Pemandulebah Asiasian honeyguides have brownish gray plumage with small, bright yellow shoulder patches, dark olive-brown upperparts, a light gray breast, and red eyes. They have a brown pointed bill, white under parts, and black legs and feet. Females do not have the yellow shoulder patch. Adults are about 2.5 inches (16 centimeters) long and weigh between 0.8 and 1.4 ounces (23.0 and 38.5 grams).

Geographic range: These honeyguides live in the Malaysian Peninsula, Sumatra, and Borneo.

Habitat: Malaysian honeyguides inhabit tropical rainforests and broadleaved, lowland evergreen forests from sea level to 3,280 feet (1,000 meters) in elevation. They also are found in open country, secondary forests, and in hill-slope forests.

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