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Black-backed forktail

Binomial name: Enicurus immaculatus, Brian Houghton Hodgson, 1836

The black-backed forktail (Enicurus immaculatus), a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family, found in the Indian subcontinent and in some adjoining regions of Southeast Asia. It ranges across Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Thailand.

Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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Scientific classification

Enicurus immaculatus

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Black-backed forktail

Black-backed forktail

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Distribution map of Black-backed forktail, Enicurus immaculatus in Thailand
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai
  • Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
  • Ob Khan National Park
  • Pai District, Mae Hong Son
  • Pha Daeng National Park

Range map of Enicurus immaculatus in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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