Blue-throated blue flycatcher

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Blue-throated blue flycatcher
Blue-throated Blue Flycatcher Khangchendzonga National Park West Sikkim India 31.03.2016.jpg
Cyornis rubeculoides rubeculoides from Khangchendzonga National Park, West Sikkim, India.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Cyornis
Species: C. rubeculoides
Binomial name
Cyornis rubeculoides
(Vigors, 1831)

The blue-throated blue flycatcher (Cyornis rubeculoides) is a small passerine bird in the flycatcher family, Muscicapidae. It resembles Cyornis tickelliae but easily separated by the blue throat. The habitat of this species is a thicker forest than other species of flycatchers. The blue-throated flycatcher is found in much of the Indian Subcontinent, all through the Himalayas, the plains and Western Ghats of India in the cold months, and also extends eastwards into Bangladesh, and to Arakan and the Tenasserim Hills in Myanmar.

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