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Ficedula sapphira

Identification

11cm

Distribution

Asia: found in China, Tibet, Nepal, India, Eastern Himalayas, Bangladesh and Bhutan
Southeast Asia: Indochina, Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam

Taxonomy

Subspecies

There are 3 subspecies[1]:

  • F. s. sapphira:
  • F. s. tienchuanensis:
  • Mountains of west-central China (Sichuan to southern Shaanxi)
  • F. s. laotiana:

Habitat

Moist montanes.

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase

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