Blue-fronted redstart

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Blue-fronted redstart
Blue-fronted Redstart Aritar Sikkim India 7th January 2014.jpg
A blue-fronted redstart male from Aritar at Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary, Sikkim, India
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Phoenicurus
Species: P. frontalis
Binomial name
Phoenicurus frontalis
Vigors, 1832

The blue-fronted redstart (Phoenicurus frontalis) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae, the Old World flycatchers. Its range includes the northern regions of the Indian Subcontinent and parts of Southeast Asia. It is found in Bhutan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. The female is brownish-grey, with paler underparts.



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