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


Cameron Highlands, Perak, Malaysia - Jun, 2008 © Kent Nickell 
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Himalayas to se. China, and Indochina, Sumatra, Java, and w. Lesser Sundas;
Fragmented distribution;
(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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