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Photo by robby thai
Doi Phu Hom Pok NP, Thailand, March 2017
Anthipes monileger

Ficedula monileger


11·5–13 cm (4½-5 in)

  • Olive-brown head and upperparts
  • White throat
  • Short tail


Photo by bambuza
Chiangmai, Thailand, June 2009

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


Formerly placed in genus Ficedula.


There are 3 subspecies[1]:

  • A. m. monileger:
  • A. m. leucops:
  • A. m. gularis:
  • Myanmar (Arakan Yoma Mountains)


Humid broadleafed forests, scrubby ravines, thick bushes and streams with luxuriant vegetation.


A shy skulking species.


Their diet is not well documented, though includes small invertebrates. They forage alone, or in pairs.


Their nest is ball, constructed from grass and leaves; it is placed in the undergrowth.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2017)

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