Scientific Name: Cyornis brunneatus
Malay Name: Sambar-Hutan Cina
Chinese Name: 白喉林鹟
Breeds in south to southeast China and winters to the Thai-Malay Peninsula and Sumatra
Size: 15 cm
Resembles Asian Brown Flycatcher but much bigger and has long stout bill with yellow mandible, whitish throat, brownish breast, rufescent tail and pinkish legs.
Similar looking species: Asian Brown Flycatcher
Habitat: Forest, parks, gardens and wooded areas.
Behaviour/Ecology: Frequents the lower storey.
Local Status: Uncommon migrant
Conservation Status: Vulnerable (BirdLife International 2016)
Location: Central Catchment Forest, Venus Drive, Lower Pierce Boardwalk, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Dairy Farm Nature Park, Bidadari, Singapore Botanic Gardens and Tuas South.
BirdLife International. (2016). Cyornis brunneatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016. Downloaded on 2 September 2021
Jeyarajasingam, A., & Pearson, A. (2012). A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. Oxford University Press.
Robson, C. (2008). A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia. New Holland Publishers.