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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Calliope pectoralis Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Muscicapidae Family
15 cm Length
Tropical, sub-tropical, temperate high altitude & moist  shrubland & grassland. Up to 4,900 m. Usually above 2,500m Range:- Afghanistan, BangladeshBhutan, China, India, kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, MyanmarNepal, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan

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4 - 6 eggs, incubation by female 14 days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, worms, snails and small retiles. Food  
6558 TSN: 560900 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Slavík himálajský, slavík nádherný
Danish: Bjergrubinnattergal
German: Bergrubinkehlchen, Schwarzbrust-Rubinkehlchen
English: Black-breasted Redstart, Black-breasted Rubythroat, Himalayan Rubythroat, White-tailed Rubythroat
Spanish: Petirrojo de loa Himalayas, Ruiseńor Pechinegro
Estonian: aršaööbik, artšaööbik
Finnish: Himalajansatakieli
French: Rossignol ŕ gorge rubis
Hungarian: fehérfarkú rubinbegy
Italian: Calliope codabianca, Calliope dell'Himalaya
Japanese: munaguronogoma
Japanese: ムナグロノゴマ
Kazakh: Қаратєс бұлбұл
Latin: Calliope pectoralis, Erithacus pectoralis, Luscinia pectoralis
Lithuanian: Kalninė lakštingala
Dutch: Zwartborstnachtegaal
Norwegian: Juvelstrupe
Polish: slowik bialosterny, słowik białosterny
Russian: Красношейка черногрудая, Черногрудая красношейка
Slovak: slávik čiernoprsý
Swedish: Svartbröstad rubinnäktergal
Thai: นกคอทับทิมอกดำ
Chinese: 黑胸歌鸲

Calliope pectoralis
Calliope pectoralis ballioni
Calliope pectoralis confusa
Calliope pectoralis confusus
Calliope pectoralis pectoralis
Calliope pectoralis tschebaiewi

  • Calliope pectoralis pectoralis: Mountains of Turkestan to Afghanistan (Pamirs) and N Pakistan
  • Calliope pectoralis bailloni: W China (W Xinjiang from Tien Shan to Kashgar)
  • Calliope pectoralis tschebaiewi: E Ladakh to NW China (Gansu), SE Tibet and extreme N Myanmar
  • Calliope pectoralis confusa: E Himalayas (Nepal to Bhutan); > to NE India
Source: Clements checklist 2012


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