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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Turdidae.


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  • Family Common Name Species Turdidae Rusty-bellied shortwing Brachypteryx hyperythra An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Northern Triangle temperate forests

  • Of the 365 birds known from this ecoregion, the rusty-bellied shortwing (Brachypteryx hyperythra) is the only ecoregional endemic (Table 2).

    Northern Triangle temperate forests

  • There is one near-endemic species, the rusty-bellied shortwing (Brachypteryx hyperythra) (Table 2).

    Northern Triangle subtropical forests

  • The eggs of this species obtained by Mr. Gammie belong to the same type as those of _Brachypteryx rufiventris_ and _B. albiventris_.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

  • Family Common Name Species Phasianidae Chestnut-breasted partridge Arborophila mandellii Phasianidae Cheer pheasant Catreus wallichi Timaliidae Ludlow's fulvetta Alcippe ludlowi Turdidae Rusty-bellied shortwing Brachypteryx hyperythra Timaliidae Elliot's laughingthrush Garrulax elliotii Timaliidae Immaculate wren-babbler Pnoepyga immaculata Timaliidae Snowy-throated babbler Stachyris oglei Timaliidae Hoary-throated barwing Actinodura nipalensis Timaliidae Spiny babbler Turdoides nipalensis Timaliidae Mishmi wren-babbler Spelaeornis badeigularis Phasianidae Western tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Himalayan subtropical pine forests

  • Family Common Name Species Columbidae Nilgiri wood-pigeon Columba elphinstonii Bucconidae Malabar grey hornbill Ocyceros griseus Corvidae White-bellied treepie Dendrocitta leucogastra Turdidae White-bellied shortwing Brachypteryx major Pycnonotidae Grey-headed bulbul Pycnonotus priocephalus Timaliidae Grey-breasted laughingthrush Garrulax jerdoni Timaliidae Rufous babbler Turdoides subrufus Psittacidae Malabar parakeet Psittacula columboides An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    North Western Ghats montane rain forests


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