Species of Thailand

Zappey's flycatcher

Cyanoptila cumatilis, John Thayer & Outram Bangs, 1909

(In Thai: นกจับแมลงสีฟ้าท้องขาว)

Zappey's flycatcher (Cyanoptila cumatilis) is a songbird in the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae. It breeds in central China and winters to the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Java. It was formerly considered to be conspecific with the blue-and-white flycatcher.

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Category / Seasonal Status

Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Passage migrant

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Mainly spring and autumn passage migrant

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Muscicapidae
Genus
Cyanoptila
Species
Cyanoptila cumatilis

Common names

  • Thai: นกจับแมลงสีฟ้าท้องขาว

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (BirdLife)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (ONEP)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (BCST)

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of Zappey's flycatcher, Cyanoptila cumatilis in Thailand
  • Bangkok Province
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Klaeng District, Rayong
  • Samae San Island
  • Samut Prakan Province
  • Sri Phang-nga National Park
  • Wang Mai Forest Restoration Project
Range map of Cyanoptila cumatilis in Thailand