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Birds of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Maroon-breasted philentoma

In Thai: นกจับแมลงอกแดง, nok jab malaeng ok daeng

Binomial name: Philentoma velata, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1825

The Maroon-breasted Philentoma (Philentoma velata) is a bird species. Long placed in the flycatcher family (Muscicapidae) when these were used as a "wastebin taxon", they are now tentatively assigned to the Prionopidae pending detailed study.

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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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Tephrodornithidae
Genus
Philentoma
Species
Philentoma velata

Common names

  • Thai: นกจับแมลงอกแดง, nok jab malaeng ok daeng

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Philentoma velata 1838

Range Map

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