Brown-chested Jungle Flycatcher

Scientific Name: Cyornis brunneatus
Malay Name: Sambar-Hutan Cina
Chinese Name: 白喉林鹟

Range:
Breeds in south to southeast China and winters to the Thai-Malay Peninsula and Sumatra

Taxonomy:
Monotypic

Size: 15 cm

Identification: 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: Near Threatened (IUCN 3.1)

Location: Central Catchment Forest, Venus Drive, Lower Pierce Boardwalk, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Dairy Farm Nature Park, Bidadari, Singapore Botanic Gardens and Tuas South.

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External Links:
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page (BirdLife: Rhinomyias brunneatus)
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link

Reference:
Craig Robson (2011) A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia
Allen Jeyarajasingam & Alan Pearson (2012) A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore