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Rufous-breasted bush robin

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The rufous-breasted bush robin (Tarsiger hyperythrus) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, southwestern China, northeast India, northern Myanmar and Nepal.[1] Its natural habitat is temperate forests.

Rufous-breasted bush robin
Rufous-breasted Bush Robin Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary East Sikkim India 12.02.2016.jpg
Male (♂) from Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary, East Sikkim, India
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Male in Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Tarsiger
T. hyperythrus
Binomial name
Tarsiger hyperythrus
(Blyth, 1847)


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Tarsiger hyperythrus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.