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Slaty-backed Forktail

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Enicurus schistaceus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
22-25 cm Length
Near running water, rivers, streams, creeks, waterfalls.  Range:- Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritious, Middle East, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand & Vietnam

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, possibly seeds and berries. Food  
6634 - TSN: 559914 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: Drozdencík šedohrbetý, modráček šedohřbetý
Danish: Grånakket Kløfthale
German: Graurücken-Scherenschwanz
English: Slaty backed Forktail, Slaty-backed Forktail
Spanish: Enicurino de Lomo Ahumado, Torrentero Dorsigrís
Estonian: hall-käärsaba
Finnish: Liuskehaarapyrstö
French: Énicure à dos ardoisé, Énicure à dos gris, Enicure ardoisé, Énicure ardoisé
Hungarian: szürkehátú villásrigó
Italian: Codaforcuta dorsoardesia
Japanese: seaoembishikichou, seaoenbishikichou
Japanese: セアオエンビシキチョウ
Latin: Enicurus schistaceus
Dutch: Grijsmantelvorkstaart, Grijsrugvorkstaart
Norwegian: Skiferkløftstjert
Polish: widlogon maskowy, widłogon maskowy
Russian: Сероспинный пегий дрозд
Slovak: vidličiarka bridlicová
Swedish: Gråryggad klyvstjärt, gråryggig klyvstjärt
Thai: นกกางเขนน้ำหลังเทา
Chinese: 灰背燕尾

Sub-species None known


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