Rufous-vented yuhina

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Rufous-vented yuhina
Rufous-vented Yuhina Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary Sikkim 28.03.2014.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Zosteropidae
Genus: Yuhina
Species: Y. occipitalis
Binomial name
Yuhina occipitalis
Hodgson, 1836

The rufous-vented yuhina (Yuhina occipitalis) is a bird species in the white-eye family Zosteropidae. It is found in along the northern parts of the Indian subcontinent, primarily in the Eastern Himalayas, and ranges across Bhutan, India, Tibet, Myanmar, and Nepal. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  • 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.