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Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea

Described by: Scopoli (1786)
Alternate common name(s): Pekin Robin, Pekin Nightingale, Doubtful Leiothrix
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kowloon Park, Hong Kong - May, 2005 © Neil Fifer  Saat Tal, Nainital, Uttaranchal, India - Dec, 2005 © Nikhil Devasar 
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(1) W. Himalayas of n. Pakistan and nw. India (Kashmir).
(2) E. Himalayas of se. Tibet, ne. India (Arunachal Pradesh s. to Cachar Hills, Manipur, and Nagaland) and sw. Burma.
(3) Ne. Burma and s. China (nw. Yunnan, se. Sikang, Kweichow, Hunan, and Fukien).
(4) S. China and ne. Vietnam (Tonkin).
(5) Se. and c. China (s. Kansu, s. Shensi, Hupeh, Anhwei and Chekiang s. to Szechwan).
Introduced to Hawaii.
The Doubtful Leiothrix is thought to have originated in 's. China'.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society


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


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