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Rufous-chested flycatcher

Binomial name: Ficedula dumetoria, Alfred Russel Wallace, 1864

The rufous-chested flycatcher (Ficedula dumetoria) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The former subspecies Ficedula dumetoria riedeli is now usually considered a full species - the Tanimbar flycatcher.

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Videos of Rufous-chested flycatcher

  • Rufous-chested flycatcher (male)

    Rufous-chested flycatcher (male)

  • Rufous-chested flycatcher (female)

    Rufous-chested flycatcher (female)

  • Rufous-chested flycatcher - Perak, Malaysia

    Rufous-chested flycatcher - Perak, Malaysia

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Muscicapidae
Genus
Ficedula
Species
Ficedula dumetoria

Synonyms

  • Erythromyias dumetoria

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Ficedula dumetoria

Ficedula dumetoria

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Distribution map of Rufous-chested flycatcher, Ficedula dumetoria in Thailand

Range map of Ficedula dumetoria 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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