Species of Thailand

Maroon-breasted philentoma

Philentoma velata, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1825

(In Thai: นกจับแมลงอกแดง)

The maroon-breasted philentoma (Philentoma velata) is a bird species. They are now usually assigned to the Vangidae.

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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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
Vangidae
Genus
Philentoma
Species
Philentoma velata

Common names

  • Thai: นกจับแมลงอกแดง

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (BirdLife)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (ONEP)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (BCST)

Photos

Maroon-breasted philentoma

Range Map

Distribution map of Maroon-breasted philentoma, Philentoma velata in Thailand
Range map of Philentoma velata in Thailand