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White-browed shortwing

Binomial name: Brachypteryx montana, Thomas Horsfield, 1822

The White-browed Shortwing (Brachypteryx montana) is a species of chat. This species is now classified in the family Turdidae.

It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Muscicapidae
Genus
Brachypteryx
Species
Brachypteryx montana

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

White-browed shortwing (male)

White-browed shortwing (male)

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Range map of Brachypteryx montana 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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