Yellow-breasted Boatbill (species: Machaerirhynchus flaviventer) in Australian Birds (Gaia Guide)
Machaerirhynchus flaviventer
Yellow-breasted Boatbill

©Greg Miles: Yellow-breasted Boatbill (Machaerirhynchus flaviventer)

©David Cook: Yellow-breasted Boatbill (Machaerirhynchus flaviventer)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Monarchidae
Genus Machaerirhynchus
Species Machaerirhynchus flaviventer
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

The bill is large and particularly wide and surrounded by bristles.


  • From 11 cm to 12 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution: Yellow-breasted Boatbill (Machaerirhynchus flaviventer)

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. (Wikipedia)

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