Chestnut-bellied rock thrush

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Chestnut-bellied rock thrush
Chestnut Bellied Rock Thrush by Anne Thingnam.jpg
Male at Dhanaulti, India.
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Monticola
Species: M. rufiventris
Binomial name
Monticola rufiventris
(Jardine & Selby, 1833)

Petrophila erythrogastra[2]

The chestnut-bellied rock thrush (Monticola rufiventris) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae.

It is found in the northern regions of the Indian subcontinent, eastwards towards parts of Southeast Asia. Its range includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Tibet, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Its natural habitat is temperate forests.



  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Monticola rufiventris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Oberholser, Harry C. (1921). "Mutanda ornithologica. X." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 34: 49–50.