Cyornis tickelliae glaucicomans
Thayer and Bangs, 1909,
Tan-swio-Yah, Hubei, China.
Until recently#R considered conspecific with C. rubeculoides, although for long speculated to be separate, including in HBW; differs in its brownish wash on flanks in both sexes (1); orange vs blue central throat in male (2); duller blue upperparts in male (ns); broader black frontal band over bill in male (1); pale buffy-white vs pale rufous throat in female (ns); warmer brown upperparts in female (ns); pale orange eyering in female (ns); and rather distinctive song, with longer strophes (2) and much more repetition of themes (2)#R. Monotypic.
SC & S China (S Shaanxi and W Hubei S to N & E Yunnan); non-breeding WC & S Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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