Species Details

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Chestnut-bellied Rock-thrush Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Monticola cinclorhyncha
Family : Muscicapidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : Chestnut-bellied Rock-thrush is an upright bird of mountain forests. Male is dark blue above and orange below, with a dark face. Female looks completely different: gray-brown with boldly scaled underparts and a whitish crescent behind the ear. Female White-throated Rock Thrush is similar, but browner, with a spotted back and no pale ear crescent. Usually seen in pairs, perched quietly on a rock or exposed branch at canopy level.
Distribution in Bangladesh
taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Dave Curtis(www.inaturalist.org/people/Dave Curtis),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Scott Connopmore information, please contact us.