Species of Thailand

Small niltava

Niltava macgrigoriae, E. Burton, 1836

(In Thai: นกนิลตวาเล็ก)

The small niltava (Niltava macgrigoriae) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae, native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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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
Muscicapidae
Genus
Niltava
Species
Niltava macgrigoriae

Common names

  • Thai: นกนิลตวาเล็ก

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Small niltava
Small niltava (male)
Small niltava

Range Map

Distribution map of Small niltava, Niltava macgrigoriae in Thailand
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Phu Kha National Park
  • Khun Chae National Park
  • Khun Nan National Park
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
  • Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Niltava macgrigoriae in Thailand