Black-chinned Yuhina (Yuhina nigrimenta) - HBW 12, p. 143
French: Yuhina à menton noir
Spanish: Yuhina Barbinegra
Other common names: Pale Yuhina
Taxonomy: Y[uhina]. nigrimenta Blyth, 1845, Nepal.
Geographical variation clinal, with slight increase in size and underpart pallor from E to W. Proposed races intermedia (from NE Myanmar and C & S China S to N Laos and S Vietnam) and pallida (highlands of Fujian, in SE China) appear to represent middle stage and end, respectively, of this cline. Treated as monotypic.
Distribution: From N India (E from Kumaon, in Uttaranchal Pradesh) E to all NE hill states and N & W Myanmar, adjacent SE Xizang (Zayu), C, S & SE China (N & NE Sichuan, E Jiangxi, S Zhejiang, NW Fujian, Yunnan, Guangxi), N & C Laos, Vietnam (Tonkin, N & S Annam) and extreme E Cambodia.
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