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Rhizothera longirostris
Photo by Borneo bird guide
Location: Semenggoh, Sarawak, Borneo


30 cm. Brown, long, curved, black bill. Adult male: distinctive chestnut-brown head, grey breast, brown back, double spur. Female: lighter, and lacks grey breast; single spur. Iris - light brown; bill - grey; feet - yellow.


From Burma east over southern Thailand and the Malaysian Peninsula to Sumatra and Borneo.


This is a monotypic species.
Hose's Partridge was formerly included in this species.


Forest on limestone hills.


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