White-throated redstart

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White-throated redstart
White-throated Redstart Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve West Sikkim Sikkim India 16.02.2016.jpg
From Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve, West Sikkim, India
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Phoenicurus
P. schisticeps
Binomial name
Phoenicurus schisticeps
(Gray & Gray, 1847)

The white-throated redstart (Phoenicurus schisticeps) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae.

It is found in Nepal, Bhutan, central China and far northern areas of Myanmar and Northeast India.

From Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary, East Sikkim, India in alpine snowy meadows.

Its natural habitat is temperate forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Phoenicurus schisticeps". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.