Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Thrushes and Allies :: Lesser Shortwing
Lesser Shortwing Brachypteryx leucophrys
Described by: Temminck (1828)
Alternate common name(s): Caroline's Shortwing, Mrs. La Touche's Shortwing, Brown Shortwing
Old scientific name(s): Brachypteryx leucophris
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RangeHimalayas to se. China, and Indochina, Sumatra, Java, and w. Lesser Sundas;
(1) Himalayas of n. India, Nepal to sw. China (w. Yunnan).
(2) S. China, Burma, n. Thailand and n. Indochina.
(3) S. Indochina (Cambodia, n. and s. Laos, and Vietnam).
(4) Mountains of Malaya in se. peninsular Thailand.
(5) Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Sumbawa and Timor Is.).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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