Rusty-fronted barwing

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Rusty-fronted barwing
Rusty-fronted Barwing Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary Sikkim India 29.03.2014.jpg
From Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary, Sikkim, India
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Leiothrichidae
Genus: Actinodura
Species: A. egertoni
Binomial name
Actinodura egertoni
Gould, 1836

The rusty-fronted barwing (Actinodura egertoni) is a species of bird in the Leiothrichidae family.

Illustration by John Gould.

It is found in Bangladesh[2], Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, and Nepal. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and 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.