Species of Thailand
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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- Philentoma velata
- Thai: นกจับแมลงอกแดง, nok jab malaeng ok daeng
Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)
- Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
- Kaeng Krachan National Park
- Khao Banthad Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Laem National Park
- Khao Luang National Park
- Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Sok National Park
- Ko Samui District, Surat Thani
- Mu Ko Lanta National Park
- Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi
- Sangkhla Buri District, Kanchanaburi
Range map of Philentoma velata in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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