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.
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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- Saxicola jerdoni
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)