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Large Niltava

Great Blue-Flycatcher, Great Niltava, Large Blue-Flycatcher, Large Niltava Niltava grande, Niltava maggiore

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Niltava grandis Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
20 cm Length
Tropical lowland & montane moist forest, rural gardens. [Between 900 - 2,850 m in India.] Range:- Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, IndiaIndonesia, Laos, Malaysia, MyanmarThailand & Vietnam.

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4 eggs, incubation by both parents days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, possibly seeds and berries. Food  
6510 - TSN: 561620 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Lejsek velký
Danish: Stor Niltava
German: Kobaltblauschnäpper, Kobalt-Blauschnäpper, Kobaltniltava
English: Great Blue-Flycatcher, Great Niltava, Large Blue-Flycatcher, Large Niltava
Spanish: Niltava Grande, Papamoscas Grande
Finnish: Isosinisieppo
French: Grand Gobemouche, Grand Niltava, Niltava d'orient
Indonesian: Niltava Kumbang-padi
Italian: Niltava grande, Niltava maggiore
Japanese: ooaohitaki
Japanese: オオアオヒタキ
Latin: Niltava grandis
Dutch: Grote Niltava, Kobaltniltava
Norwegian: Storniltava
Polish: niltawa wielka
Portuguese: Grande-niltava
Russian: Большая нилтава
Slovak: niltava veľká
Swedish: Större niltava
Thai: นกนิลตวาใหญ่
Vietnamese: Đớp ruồi lớn
Chinese: 大仙鹟

Niltava grandis
Niltava grandis decipiens
Niltava grandis decorata
Niltava grandis grandis
Niltava grandis griseiventris

  • Niltava grandis grandis: Himalayas (Nepal to N Myanmar, S China and N Indochina)
  • Niltava grandis griseiventris: S China (SE Yunnan)
  • Niltava grandis decipiens: Peninsular Thailand to Malaysia and Sumatra
  • Niltava grandis decorata: Vietnam (Langbian Plateau)
Source: Clements checklist 2012

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