Blue-capped Rock-thrush (Monticola cinclorhynchus) - HBW 10, p. 720
French: Monticole à croupion roux
Spanish: Roquero Capiazul
Other common names: Blue-headed Rock Thrush
Taxonomy: Petrocincla cinclorhyncha Vigors, 1832, Simla, Himalayas, India.
Previously considered conspecific with M. gularis. Monotypic.
Distribution: E Afghanistan, and W & C Himalayas E to W Arunachal Pradesh; non-breeding S India.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A male looking down on a branch. Locality Munnar, Idukki District, Kerala, India (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 2 December 2009 3 years ago 51 sec 4.5
A dorsal and a front view of a male perched. Locality Munnar, Idukki District, Kerala, India (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 2 December 2009 3 years ago 44 sec 4.3
A close view of a perched male Locality Zhemgang Road, Zhemgang District, Bhutan (Monotypic species)
Christian Boix Hinzen 5 April 2008 4 years ago 25 sec 4.1
A male perched on a branch and flying away Locality Molem, Goa, India (Monotypic species)
Tom Tarrant 31 October 2003 9 years ago 43 sec 2.8
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Rock thrush on branch
Zotyesz 4 June 2011 1 year ago 4.1
A female bird
Locality Kunjapanai, The Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu, India (Monotypic species)
vasanthan.p.j 11 January 2012 1 year ago 4
A male bvird
Locality Kunjapanai, The Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu, India
vasanthan.p.j 9 March 2012 1 year ago 3.8
Locality Sengor, Lhuntse District, Bhutan (Monotypic species)
Ken Havard 24 April 2011 1 year ago 3.8
A male bird perched on a wire...
Locality Kolakham, Darjeeling District, West Bengal, India
Soumyadeep Chatterjee 97 25 May 2012 46 weeks ago 3.8
Locality Gudalur, The Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu, India (Monotypic species)
vasanthan.p.j 11 February 2012 1 year ago 3.8
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