Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: White-tailed Rubythroat
White-tailed Rubythroat Luscinia pectoralis
Described by: Gould (1837)
Alternate common name(s): Himalayan Rubythroat, Black-breasted Rubythroat, Rubythroat
Old scientific name(s): Erithacus pectoralis
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RangeMountains of c. Asia, c. China, and the Himalayas;
Three or four populations;
(1) Tien Shan s. to Tadjikistan (Pamir Mountains), and e. Afghanistan.
Winters in s. Asia.
(1) Se. Afghanistan and nw. Himalayas of n. Pakistan, nw. India and c. Nepal.
Winters in nw. India.
(2) E. Nepal and Sikkim.
Winters in ne. India.
(3) N. Kashmir, s., e., and se. Tibet, c. China (n. and nw. Sichuan, nw. Yunnan) and ne. Burma.
Winters in ne. India (Assam), Bangladesh, and n. Burma.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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