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Rufous-tailed shama

Binomial name: Trichixos pyrropygus, René-Primevère Lesson, 1839

The Rufous-tailed Shama (Trichixos pyrropygus) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Trichixos.

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, 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
Muscicapidae
Genus
Trichixos
Species
Trichixos pyrropygus

Synonyms

  • Trichixos pyrropyga pyrropyga, BirdLife International (2000)
  • Trichixos pyrropyga pyrropyga, Charles Gald Sibley & Burt Leavelle Monroe (1990)
  • Trichixos pyrropyga, René-Primevère Lesson (1839)
  • Copsychus pyrropygus

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Rufous-tailed shama, Trichixos pyrropygus in Thailand
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary

Range map of Trichixos pyrropygus 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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