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Chestnut-naped forktail

Binomial name: Enicurus ruficapillus, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1823

The chestnut-naped forktail (Enicurus ruficapillus) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Enicurus ruficapillus

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Chestnut-naped forktail

Chestnut-naped forktail

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Distribution map of Chestnut-naped forktail, Enicurus ruficapillus in Thailand

Range map of Enicurus ruficapillus 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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