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White-crowned forktail

Binomial name: Enicurus leschenaulti, Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot, 1818

The White-crowned Forktail (Enicurus leschenaulti) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is sometimes split taxonomically, with the Bornean Forktail (Enicurus borneensis) replacing it in mountain areas of Borneo.

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Scientific classification

Enicurus leschenaulti

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

White-crowned forktail

White-crowned forktail


White-crowned forktail - Mae Wong National Park

White-crowned forktail - Mae Wong National Park

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Distribution map of White-crowned forktail, Enicurus leschenaulti in Thailand

Range map of Enicurus leschenaulti in Thailand

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