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SCIENTIFIC NAME: Garralux canorus
HABITAT: Scrub, secondary forests, and farmland of China, Hainan, and northern Mainland Southeast Asia.
CONSERVATION STATUS: Least Concern
FUN FACT: Considered to be the most revered song birds in China. "Hwamei" means "beautiful eyebrows" after the unique pattern around their eyes.
DIET: Insects, fruits, and seeds foraged from leaf litter on the ground
DESCRIPTION: Approximately 9 inches in length and brown in color with fine dark streaks on head and breast. Their bill and feet are a dusky yellow. Hwameis have a very distinctive white ring around their eye that extends backwards in a line.
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