Species of Thailand

Lesser shortwing

Brachypteryx leucophris, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1828

(In Thai: นกปีกสั้นเล็ก)

The lesser shortwing (Brachypteryx leucophris) is a species of chat. This species is now classified in the family Muscicapidae.

It is found in south-eastern Asia, Sumatra, Java and the Lesser Sundas. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Category / Seasonal Status

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
Brachypteryx
Species
Brachypteryx leucophris

Common names

  • Thai: นกปีกสั้นเล็ก

Synonyms

  • Brachypteryx leucophris, Josep del Hoyo et al. (2005)
  • Brachypteryx leucophrys, Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1827)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

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Brachypteryx leucophrys - Lesser shortwing (female)
Brachypteryx leucophrys - Lesser shortwing (male)

Range Map

Distribution map of Lesser shortwing, Brachypteryx leucophris in Thailand
  • 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
  • Erawan National Park
  • Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
  • Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park
  • Phu Kradueng National Park
Range map of Brachypteryx leucophris in Thailand