Golden-breasted fulvetta

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Golden-breasted "fulvetta"
Golden-breasted Fulvetta Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary East Sikkim India 20.10.2015.jpg
Pangolakha WLS in East Sikkim, India.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sylviidae
Genus: Lioparus
Oates, 1889
Species: L. chrysotis
Binomial name
Lioparus chrysotis
(Blyth, 1845)

The golden-breasted fulvetta (Lioparus chrysotis) is a species of songbird found in Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Golden-breasted "fulvetta"

Traditionally united with the other "fulvettas" in Alcippe in the Old World babbler family (Timaliidae), it is actually closer to the typical warblers and hence placed in the Sylviidae even in their new, more restricted sense, in a monotypic genus Lioparus.

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  • Photo at kolkatabirds.com.