Myiophoneus-caeruleus, Blue Whistling-thrush

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Bali Bird with 0 Comments

Myiophoneus-caeruleus, Blue Whistling-thrush, Ciung-batu Siul The Myiophoneus-caeruleus, Blue Whistling-thrush Blue Whistling-thrush (Myophonus caeruleus) is a species of chat. This thrush-like Old World flycatcher is nowadays placed in the family Turdidae. At 178 grams (6.3 oz) and 33 cm (13 inches), it is believed to be the world’s largest species of thrush.

It is found in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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