Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Flycatchers :: Red-flanked Bluetail

Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus

Described by: Pallas (1773)
Alternate common name(s): Orange-flanked Bush-robin, Siberian Bush-robin, Red-flanked Bush-robin, Blue-tailed Robin, Orange-flanked Bluetail, Bluestart
Old scientific name(s): Luscinia cyanurus, Erithacus cyanurus, Tarsige cyanurus


Lamma Island, Hong Kong - Jan, 2007 © Neil Fifer  Lava, West Bengal, India - Dec 8, 2004 © Sudhir Shivaram  Doi Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand - 2003 © Paul Huang  Happy Island, China - 1999 © Leif Gabrielsen 
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N. Europe to ne. Asia, and Himalayas;
Two populations;
(1) Finland, nw. and e. Russia n. to the Arctic Circle and e. across c. and s. Siberia to the Sea of Okhotsk, Kamchatka and Commander Is. then s. to sw. Siberia (Altai Mountains), n. Mongolia, ne. China (Manchuria), Kuril Is. and n. Japan (Hokkaido s. to c. Honshu).
Winters to s. China, Taiwan, and Greater Sundas.
(2) Afghanistan, n. Pakistan and nw. India.
(3) Himalayas of se. Tibet to c. China and Burma.
Winters in Burma and Indochina.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: The Northern Exposure, The Virtual Bird
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


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


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