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Jerdon's bushchat

Binomial name: Saxicola jerdoni, Edward Blyth, 1867

The Jerdon's bush chat (Saxicola jerdoni) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

The common name commemorates the surgeon-naturalist Thomas C. Jerdon.

Distribution

Jerdon's bush chats have an extremely large range and are native to Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam. They are possibly extinct in Myanmar.

Still present in small numbers at Inle Lake, Shan State Myanmar on 22 February 2011. (M.Lindop, personal observations).

The Sukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve in Nepal represents the western limit of its distribution.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Muscicapidae
Genus
Saxicola
Species
Saxicola jerdoni

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of Jerdon's bushchat, Saxicola jerdoni in Thailand
Range map of Saxicola jerdoni in Thailand