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Species of Thailand

Dark-backed sibia

Binomial name: Heterophasia melanoleuca, Edward Blyth, 1859

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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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Leiothrichidae
Genus
Heterophasia
Species
Heterophasia melanoleuca

Common names

  • English: Dark-backed sibia

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Dark-backed sibia, Heterophasia melanoleuca in Thailand
Range map of Heterophasia melanoleuca in Thailand