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
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.
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