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Saxicola jerdoni

Jerdon's Bushchat   (Saxicola jerdoni)

Saxicola jerdoni

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Muscicapoidea
Familia: Muscicapidae
Genus: Saxicola
Species: Saxicola jerdoni
Subspecies: S. j. harringtoni - S. j. jerdoni


Saxicola jerdoni (Blyth, 1867)

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The Jerdon's Bushchat (Saxicola jerdoni) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.


Jerdon's Bushchats have an extremely large range and are native to Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam. They are possibly extinct in Myanmar.[1]

The Sukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve in Nepal represents the western limit of its distribution.[2]


1. ^ BirdLife International (2009) Saxicola jerdoni. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.1.
2. ^ Baral, H.S., Inskipp, C. (2009) The Birds of Sukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve, Nepal. Our Nature (2009) 7: 56-81 download pdf

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