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Small Niltava

Small Blue-Flycatcher, Small Flycatcher, Small Niltava Niltava macgregoriae, Niltava macgrigoriae

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Niltava macgrigoriae Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
11 cm Length
Tropical tlowland & montane forest. dry high altitude shrubland & grassland, wetlands, marshes, bogs. Between 900 - 2,200 m. Range:- Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China:- Guangdong, Guangxi Zhuang, Guizhou,  Hong Kong, Hunan, Jilin, Sichuan, Tibet, Yunnan,) (India:- Eastern Himalayas,  Gangetic plain, Northeast, Uttar Pradesh, Western Himalayas,) LaosNepal Thailand & Vietnam.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, possibly seeds and berries. Food  
6511 - TSN: 561621 - Sub-species World Number

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AKA:- Czech: Lejsek Macgregoruv, lejsek tmavomodrý
Danish: Niltava
German: Feen Blauschnäpper, Feenblauschnäpper, Feenniltava
English: Small Blue-Flycatcher, Small Flycatcher, Small Niltava
Spanish: Niltava Chica, Papamoscas de McGrigor
Finnish: Pikkusinisieppo
French: Gobemouche de McGrigor, Niltava féérique, Petit Niltava
Italian: Niltava minore, Niltava piccola
Japanese: chibiaohitaki, himeaohitaki
Japanese: チビアオヒタキ, ヒメアオヒタキ
Latin: Niltava macgregoriae, Niltava macgrigoriae
Dutch: Kleine Niltava
Norwegian: Småniltava
Polish: niltawa mala, niltawa mała
Russian: Малая нилтава
Slovak: niltava pôvabná
Swedish: Mindre niltava
Thai: นกนิลตวาเล็ก
Chinese: 小仙鶲, 小仙鹟

Niltava macgrigoriae
Niltava macgrigoriae macgrigoriea
Niltava macgrigoriae signata

  • Niltava macgrigoriae macgrigoriae: Himalayas of Nepal to S China and NE India (Darjiling)
  • Niltava macgrigoriae signata: E Himalayas to Bhutan, N Myanmar, NW Thailand and Indochina
Source: Clements checklist 2012


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