Rusty-bellied shortwing

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Rusty-bellied shortwing
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Brachypteryx
Species: B. hyperythra
Binomial name
Brachypteryx hyperythra
Jerdon & Blyth, 1861

The rusty-bellied shortwing (Brachypteryx hyperythra) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae. It is found in Yunnan, Northeast India and far northern Myanmar.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland. It is affected by habitat loss. Having turned out to be more common than previously believed, it is downlisted from Vulnerable to Near Threatened in the 2007 IUCN Red List.[2]

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  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Brachypteryx hyperythra". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ See BirdLife International (2007a,b).

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