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Bristlehead Pityriasis gymnocephala   - Adult male
Photographer : © Jainy Kuriakose
Location :Rainforest Discovery Centre, Sepilok, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
Date : 1 November 2011
English synonyms:Bornean Bristlehead, Bristled Shrike, Bald-headed Crow, Bald-headed Wood-Shrike
Bird Family :Pityriasidae - Bristlehead
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :Was quite lucky to come across a group of 5 of these Bristleheads early morning near the Bristlehead tower in the RDC. These birds were on the this tree for a few seconds before they took off to oblivion. - JK