Species of Thailand

Jerdon's bushchat

Saxicola jerdoni, Edward Blyth, 1867

(In Thai: นกยอดหญ้าหลังดำ)

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

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

Distribution

The Jerdon's bush chat has an extremely large range and is native to Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam. The species is possibly extinct in Myanmar.

The Sukla Phanta National Park in Nepal represents the western limit of its distribution.

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Category / Seasonal Status

Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Rare

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
Saxicola
Species
Saxicola jerdoni

Common names

  • Thai: นกยอดหญ้าหลังดำ

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (ONEP)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (BCST)

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of Jerdon's bushchat, Saxicola jerdoni in Thailand
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Chiang Khong District, Chiang Rai
  • Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Phu Kha National Park
  • Fang District, Chiang Mai
  • Mae Ai District, Chiang Mai
  • Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
  • Nong Bong Khai Non-Hunting Area
  • Pa Sang District, Lamphun
  • Pak Chom District, Loei
  • Phu Chi Fa Forest Park
  • Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park
Range map of Saxicola jerdoni in Thailand