Small niltava

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Small niltava
Small Niltava (male) - Niltava macgrigoriae.jpg
Male in Thailand
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Niltava
Species: N. macgrigoriae
Binomial name
Niltava macgrigoriae
(Burton, 1836)

The small niltava (Niltava macgrigoriae) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae, native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Male Niltava macgrigoriae from Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary, Sikkim, India

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