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Blue-winged minla

Siva cyanouroptera

Brian Houghton Hodgson, 1837

In Thai: นกศิวะปีกสีฟ้า

The blue-winged minla (Actinodura cyanouroptera), also known as the blue-winged siva, is a species of bird in the family Leiothrichidae.

It has in the past been placed in the genus Minla and also in the monotypic Siva.

It is found in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, ranging across Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Category / Seasonal Status

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident

Scientific classification

Siva cyanouroptera

Common names

  • Thai: นกศิวะปีกสีฟ้า


  • Siva cyanouroptera

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)


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Blue-winged minla
Blue-winged minla
Minla cyanouroptera

Range Map

Distribution map of Blue-winged minla, Siva cyanouroptera in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Phu Kha National Park
  • Doi Suthep - Pui National Park
  • Huai Nam Dang National Park
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khun Nan National Park
  • Mae Fa Luang District, Chiang Rai
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Pha Daeng National Park
  • Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park
  • Phu Kradueng National Park
  • Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Phu Soi Dao National Park
  • Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Siva cyanouroptera in Thailand