Species of Thailand
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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- Heterophasia melanoleuca
- English: Dark-backed sibia
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
- 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
- Huai Nam Dang National Park
- Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai
- Mae Wong National Park
- Ob Khan National Park
- Pha Daeng National Park
- Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park
- Phu Kradueng National Park
- Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Heterophasia melanoleuca in Thailand
Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.
Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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