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Lesser shortwing

Binomial name: Brachypteryx leucophris, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1828

The Lesser Shortwing (Brachypteryx leucophrys) is a species of chat. This species is now classified in the family Turdidae.

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Muscicapidae
Genus
Brachypteryx
Species
Brachypteryx leucophris

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)

Brachypteryx leucophrys - Lesser shortwing (female)

Brachypteryx leucophrys - Lesser shortwing (female)

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Brachypteryx leucophrys - Lesser shortwing (male)

Brachypteryx leucophrys - Lesser shortwing (male)

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Distribution map of Lesser shortwing, Brachypteryx leucophris in Thailand

Range map of Brachypteryx leucophris in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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