Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Thrushes and Allies :: White-browed Shortwing
White-browed Shortwing Brachypteryx montana
Described by: Horsfield (1821)
Alternate common name(s): Blue Shortwing, Indigo-blue Shortwing, Himalayan Blue Shortwing
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeHimalayas to Taiwan, the Philippines, Greater Sundas, and w. Lesser Sundas;
(1) E. and c. Himalayas of n. India e. to n. Burma, nw. Thailand, s. and sc. China (s. Sichuan s. to se. Xizang and, nw. Yunnan).
Winters in n. Indochina (nw. Laos and Vietnam (Chu Lang Sin, s. Dak Lak Province)).
(2) Se. China (nw. Fukien).
(3) Mountains of Taiwan.
(4) S. Palawan (Mt. Mantalingajan and Mt. Victoria).
(5) N. Luzon
(6) S. Luzon (Mt. Isarog).
(8) Negros and Panay.
(9) Mindanao (Mt. Malindang).
(10) Mindanao (Mt. Apo).
(11) N. Borneo.
(14) Lesser Sundas (Floris Is.).
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Taiwan - Date unknown Source: Wayne Hsu
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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