Species Details


White-browed Bush-robin Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Tarsiger rufilatus
Family : Muscicapidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : The White-browed Bush Robin is a small terrestrial forest bird with a long white supercilium (length 15 cm, weight 15 g, wing 8 cm, bill 1.4 cm, tarsus 2.8 cm, tail 7 cm approximately). The male and the female look quite different. The male looks slaty-blue from above and rufous orange from below. Its white supercilium is curved and extends behind the ear-coverts. The female looks dark olive-brown from above and dull orange-buff from below. Its supercilium and central belly are paler. It feeds chiefly on insects and grubs. It breeds in April-June.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Sharmin Rahman,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Pete(www.inaturalist.org/people/Pete),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Andrew Spencermore information, please contact us.