Species of Thailand
Blue-throated blue flycatcher
Cyornis rubeculoides, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, 1831
(In Thai: นกจับแมลงคอสีน้ำเงินเข้ม)
The blue-throated blue flycatcher (Cyornis rubeculoides) is a small passerine bird in the flycatcher family, Muscicapidae. It resembles Cyornis tickelliae but easily separated by the blue throat. The habitat of this species is a thicker forest than other species of flycatchers. The blue-throated flycatcher is found in much of the Indian Subcontinent, all through the Himalayas, the plains and Western Ghats of India in the cold months, and also extends eastwards into Bangladesh, and to Arakan and the Tenasserim Hills in Myanmar.
Adult males have blue throats and orange breasts with a well defined white belly and flanks. Females have an olive head and upperparts with a poorly defined creamy-orange chest and a white belly.
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Category / Seasonal Status
Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Resident and winter visitor
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal statuses:
- Resident or presumed resident
- Non-breeding visitor
- Cyornis rubeculoides
- Thai: นกจับแมลงคอสีน้ำเงินเข้ม
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)