- Rhipidura aureola
17–18·5 cm (6¾-7¼ in)
- White forehead and supercilium
- Black crown and ear-coverts
- Dark brown upperparts
- White spots on the wings
- White underparts
- Fan-shaped tail is edged in white
Albogularis from central and southern India is now usually split as Spot-breasted Fantail.
- R. a. aureola:
- North India
- R. a. compressirostris:
- R. a. burmanica:
A variekty of woodlands and forest; also more open habitats.
A small cup nest is built in a tree and 3 eggs are laid.
Their main diet consists of small flying insects, mostly flies and bugs.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Sept 2017)
- Beauty of Birds