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Photo by Rob Hutchinson
Zamboanga, Western Mindanao, Philippines, March 2006

Alternative name: Chestnut-tailed Jungle-Flycatcher

Cyornis ruficauda

Includes: Crocker Jungle Flycatcher


Subspecies C. r. ruficrissa
Photo © by Jason Bugay Reyes
Mount Trusmadi, Tambunan, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia, 18 March 2023


Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.


Formerly placed in genus Rhinomyias.


There are 7 subspecies[1] in three groups. At least one of these have been split as a full species by some authorities:
Chestnut-tailed Jungle Flycatcher (Philippine) Cyornis ruficauda [ruficauda Group]

  • C. r. samarensis:
  • C. r. boholensis:
  • Bohol (Philippines)
  • C. r. zamboanga:
  • W Mindanao (southern Philippines)
  • C. r. ruficauda:
  • Basilan (southern Philippines)

Chestnut-tailed Jungle Flycatcher (Sulu)

  • C. r. ocularis:
  • Sulu Archipelago (Pangamican and Tawitawi)

Chestnut-tailed Jungle Flycatcher (Crocker)

  • C. r. ruficrissa :
  • C. r. isola:
  • Montane forests of Sarawak (northern Borneo)


Moist montanes.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Gill, F, D Donsker, and P Rasmussen (Eds). 2023. IOC World Bird List (v 13.1)_red. Doi 10.14344/IOC.ML.13.1. http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  3. Avibase

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