NILTAVA

(Muscicapidae; Ϯ Rufous-bellied Niltava N. sundara) Nepalese name Niltau for the Rufous-bellied Niltava; "Genus Niltava nobis.  Niltau of Nepal.   ...   Habits, forest-haunting, arboreal and terrestrial, but chiefly the former, exploring foliage.  Food, various sorts of soft and hard, perfect and imperfect, insects.  Bugs, fire-flies, tiny coleoptera, caterpillars, ants, pulpy berries, and hard seeds, the latter chiefly in winter.  Solitary.  Never seize on wing.  Habitat central region of the hills.   1st species and type. Niltava Sundara nobis." (Hodgson 1837) (OD per Björn Bergenholtz).
Var. Miltava.
Synon. Bainopus, Chaitaris, Microbainopus.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 24 January 2019).