White-browed shortwing

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White-browed shortwing
White-browed Shortwing Brachypteryx montana Turdidae photographed in Doi Inthanon National Park on July 8 2013 by Devon Pike.jpg
Male white-browed shortwing (Brachypteryx montana) in Thailand.
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Brachypteryx
Species: B. montana
Binomial name
Brachypteryx montana
Horsfield, 1822

The white-browed shortwing (Brachypteryx montana) is a species of chat. This species is now classified in the family Muscicapidae.

Illustration of the white-browed shortwing by J. G. Keulemans 1842-1912

It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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