Red-faced liocichla

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Red-faced liocichla
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Leiothrichidae
Genus: Liocichla
Species: L. phoenicea
Binomial name
Liocichla phoenicea
(Gould, 1837)

The red-faced liocichla (Liocichla phoenicea) is a species of bird in the Leiothrichidae family. The scarlet-faced liocichla was formerly considered a subspecies.


L. phoenicea is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Northeast India, Nepal[2] and western Yunnan. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Liocichla phoenicea". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ RIMAL, TILAK RAM (May 23, 2016). "Nepal's 'extinct' bird rediscovered in Chitwan". The Himalayan Times. Retrieved 26 September 2017. 
  • Collar, N. J. & Robson C. 2007. Family Timaliidae (Babblers) pp. 70 – 291 in; del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12. Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.