Latin Name : Microhierax fringillarius
English Name: Black-thighed Falconet

The body is small (15 cm).
Upper body is black, with white spots on the secondary feathers inside. White chest. Rust-red belly. Thigh black. The front and black earmuffs, surrounded by white streaks or smears.
Iris dark brown, gray beak, gray legs.
Perch to wait for prey. Capture prey with quick movements and re-perch.
Food: dragonflies, butterflies, insects.
Nest of bark coating or dragonfly wings, the tree hole.
Eggs are cream-colored, dark-bright spots, the number of items 2-5.
Breed in November-December.
Edge of the forest, gardens, rice fields.
Spread to a height of 1,000 m above sea level.
Peninsular Malaysia, the Great Sunda.
Sumatra, Borneo, Java, Bali.
Local deployment
Medini, Limbangan, Kendal: the edge of primary forest, tea plantations.
Settlers. CITES II.
The number is very few and rare frequency.
Rating encounter: (4) is rather difficult.


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