Species Details


Blue-capped Rock-thrush Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Phoenicurus auroreus
Family : Muscicapidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Coast
Description : Blue capped rock Thrush is a medium sized bird. Brightly-colored male is unmistakable with his black mask, sky-blue head, and orange rump and underparts. There is a white patch on the wing that is visible during flight. Female is gray-brown with scaled underparts and faint white eye crescents; similar to larger female Chestnut-bellied Rock-Thrush, but lacks prominent white “ear crescents”, has less densely-patterned underparts, and averages paler overall. Breeds in hilly and mountain areas, particularly open dry forests and rocky slopes with scattered trees. Descends in the winter; favors secondary forests and plantations.
Distribution in Bangladesh
taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: John&Fish(www.inaturalist.org/people/John&Fish),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Anon Torimimore information, please contact us.