Lesser Shortwing

Brachypteryx leucophris - Petite Brachyptère

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Muscicapidés

  • Genus
    :

    Brachypteryx

  • Species
    :

    leucophris

Descriptor

Temminck, 1828

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 13 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Lesser Shortwing (Brachypteryx leucophris) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Brachypteryx leucophris leucophris (Sumatra, Java and the Lesser Sundas)
  • Brachypteryx leucophris nipalensis (Himalayas to w and n Myanmar and sc China)
  • Brachypteryx leucophris carolinae (s and se China, e Myanmar, ne Thailand and n Indochina)
  • Brachypteryx leucophris langbianensis (s Indochina)
  • Brachypteryx leucophris wrayi (c and s Malay Pen.)

Foreign names

  • Petite Brachyptère,
  • Alicorto Chico,
  • Zwergkurzflügel,
  • törpe-rövidszárnyúrigó,
  • Kleine Kortvleugel,
  • Alacorta minore,
  • Mindre kortvinge,
  • Alvekortvinge,
  • kratokrídlec malý,
  • drozdík malý,
  • Lille Rundvinge,
  • ruskotöpörastas,
  • alacurt menut,
  • kusochwostka mała,
  • Малый короткокрылый дрозд,
  • Cingcoang coklat,
  • ヒメコバネヒタキ,
  • 白喉短翅鸫,
  • นกปีกสั้นเล็ก,
  • 白喉短翅鶇,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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