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Black-headed sibia

Binomial name: Heterophasia desgodinsi, Émile Oustalet, 1877

The Black-headed Sibia (Heterophasia desgodinsi) is a bird species in the family Leiothrichidae. In former times it was often included with the Dark-backed Sibia in H. melanoleuca. Together with most other sibias, it is sometimes separated in the genus Malacias.

It is found in China, Laos and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Leiothrichidae
Genus
Heterophasia
Species
Heterophasia desgodinsi

Synonyms

  • Malacias desgodinsi

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Black-headed sibia - Doi Inthanon National Park

Range Map

Distribution map of Black-headed sibia, Heterophasia desgodinsi in Thailand
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
Range map of Heterophasia desgodinsi in Thailand