Species of Thailand
Chestnut-bellied rock thrush
Binomial name: Monticola rufiventris, William Jardine & Prideaux John Selby, 1833
The Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush (Monticola rufiventris) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.
It is found in the northern regions of the Indian Subcontinent, eastwards towards parts of Southeast Asia. Its range includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Tibet, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Its natural habitat is temperate forests. The male fits the description of the nominate species, but the female does not have a chestnut belly or the bright blue primary feathers of the male.
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- Monticola rufiventris
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
- 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
- Mae Fa Luang District, Chiang Rai
- Mae Wong National Park
- Omkoi Wildlife Sanctuary
- Pha Daeng National Park
- Phu Chi Fa Forest Park
- Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park
Range map of Monticola rufiventris in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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