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Australia's Cape York Peninsula

Machaerirhynchus flaviventer 12 cm

          In Australia the Yellow-breasted Boatbill is restricted to north Queensland.

            It is a flycatcher that forages mainly in the middle storey of rainforests.

        The male is mainly black and yellow, with a wide bill and often a cocked tail.  
        The female is duller.    

       The call is a soft ‘pee-dee-dee-dee-wit’.

       Usually in pairs, it is an active feeder in foliage.  It also hawks flying insects.

        Near Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodge it is moderately common.


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Lake Eacham, Atherton Tableland
Tropical North Queensland, Australia.
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