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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Himalayas to Taiwan, the Philippines, Greater Sundas, and w. Lesser Sundas;
Fragmented distribution;
(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).
(7) Mindoro.
(8) Negros and Panay.
(9) Mindanao (Mt. Malindang).
(10) Mindanao (Mt. Apo).
(11) N. Borneo.
(12) Sumatra.
(13) Java.
(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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