Chestnut-crested yuhina

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Chestnut-crested yuhina
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Zosteropidae
Genus: Yuhina
Species: Y. everetti
Binomial name
Yuhina everetti
(Sharpe, 1887)

Staphida everetti

The chestnut-crested yuhina (Yuhina everetti) is a species of bird in the white-eye family Zosteropidae. The species has been included in the genus Staphida, along with the chestnut-collared yuhina and the striated yuhina of mainland Asia, and all three have been considered a single species. The scientific name commemorates British colonial administrator and zoological collector Alfred Hart Everett.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia where it is endemic to the island of Borneo.[2] Its natural habitat is broadleaf evergreen submontane and montane forests, forest edge and secondary growth from 100–2,800 m (330–9,190 ft). They are common and are often one of the most common species in their range[3]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Yuhina everetti". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Phillipps, Quentin & Phillipps, Karen (2011). Phillipps’ Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo. Oxford, UK: John Beaufoy Publishing. ISBN 978-1-906780-56-2. 
  3. ^ 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.