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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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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Muscicapidae
Genus
Monticola
Species
Monticola rufiventris

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Chestnut-bellied rock thrush (female)
Chestnut-bellied rock thrush
Chestnut-bellied rock thrush (male)
Chestnut-bellied rock thrush (male)

Range Map

Distribution map of Chestnut-bellied rock thrush, Monticola rufiventris in Thailand
Range map of Monticola rufiventris in Thailand