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Brachypteryx hyperythra Blyth, 1861 – Rusty-bellied Shortwing

Taxonomic Notes:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)
 

Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is uncommon. It inhabits dense undergrowth of the evergreen forests (150m-3,000m) in India and Myanmar (BirdLife International 2018).

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining, with the current population estimate of 6,000-15,000 individuals. The threat to its persistence is not fully understood. The possible threat is habitat disturbance due to logging and shifting agriculture (BirdLife International 2018).

References:
BirdLife International 2018. Brachypteryx hyperythra . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22708973A131950378. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22708973A131950378.en. Accessed on 16 February 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2021. Brachypteryx hyperythra Blyth, 1861 – Rusty-bellied Shortwing. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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