Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Thrushes and Allies :: Blue Whistling-Thrush

Blue Whistling-Thrush Myophonus caeruleus

Described by: Scopoli (1786)
Alternate common name(s): Blue Whistling-thrush, Large Whistling-thrush, Himalayan Whistling-thrush, Spangled Whistling-thrush, Violet Whistling-thrush
Old scientific name(s): Myiophoneus caeruleus, Myiophonus caeruleus, Myophoneus caeruleus


Hong Kong Park, Hong Kong - Mar, 2005 © Neil Fifer  Naukuchia Tal Dist Nainital, Uttaranchal, India - Feb 3, 2005 © Jugal Tiwari  Mussoorie, Uttrakhand, India - May 31, 2009 © Jugal Tiwari  Khao Yai, Thailand - Feb, 2005 © Paul Huang  Champanagar, Uttrakhand, India - Dec 24, 2007 © Rajneesh Suvarna 
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Mountains of c. Asia to ne. China, Indochina, Sumatra, and Java;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Turkestan, n. and c. Afghanistan, n. Pakistan, n. and e. India, se. Tibet, and Burma.
(2) S. Burma, n. Thailand, c. and s. China and Indochina.
(3) W. China.
Winters in c. and s. China and n. Indochina.
(4) Se. Thailand and n. Malaysia.
(5) C. and s. Malaysia in peninsular Thailand, and w. Sumatra.
(6) Java.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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