Species of Thailand
Malacias melanoleucus, Edward Blyth, 1859
(In Thai: นกหางรำดำ)
The dark-backed sibia (Heterophasia melanoleuca) is a bird species in the family Leiothrichidae. In former times it was included the black-headed sibia, H. desgodinsi. Together with most other sibias, it is sometimes separated in the genus Malacias. It is found in China, Myanmar and Thailand. 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
- Malacias melanoleucus
- English: Dark-backed sibia
- Thai: นกหางรำดำ