Species of Thailand

Grey-chested jungle flycatcher

Cyornis umbratilis, Hugh Edwin Strickland, 1849

(In Thai: นกจับแมลงอกเทา)

The grey-chested jungle flycatcher (Cyornis umbratilis) is a species of bird in the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss.

This species was previously placed in the genus Rhinomyias but was moved to Cyornis based on the results of a 2010 molecular phylogenetic study.

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Category / Seasonal Status

Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Rare in far south

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Muscicapidae
Genus
Cyornis
Species
Cyornis umbratilis

Common names

  • Thai: นกจับแมลงอกเทา

Synonyms

  • Muscicapa infuscata, Edward Blyth (1870)

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (BirdLife)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (ONEP)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (BCST)

- VU/DD -

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of Grey-chested jungle flycatcher, Cyornis umbratilis in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Cyornis umbratilis in Thailand