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Malaysian blue flycatcher

Binomial name: Cyornis turcosus, Friedrich Brüggemann, 1877

The Malaysian blue flycatcher (Cyornis turcosus) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Muscicapidae
Genus
Cyornis
Species
Cyornis turcosus

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Malaysian blue flycatcher, Cyornis turcosus in Thailand
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Su-ngai Kolok District, Narathiwat

Range map of Cyornis turcosus 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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