Philentoma velatum, Maroon-breasted Philentoma,

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

Philentoma velatum, Maroon-breasted Philentoma, Philentoma Kerudung

The MaroonPhilentoma velatum, Maroon-breasted Philentoma-breasted Philentoma (Philentoma velata) is a bird species. Long placed in the flycatcher family (Muscicapidae) when these were used as a “wastebin taxon”, they are now tentatively assigned to the Prionopidae pending detailed study. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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