Bornean Bristlehead adult male

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Bornean Bristlehead adult male

We were fortunate that a passing guide with a party of children asked if we wanted to see a Bristlehead. When we said ‘yes’, he replied that it was sitting on a branch right behind us. Sometimes one needs a piece of luck when bird watching and this was certainly ours for that day.

Country: Malaysia
Location: Sepilok, Borneo
Family: Bristlehead (Pityriaseidae)
Species: Bornean Bristlehead (Pityriasis gymnocephala)
Date taken: 23/10/2011