Old World Flycatchers (Muscicapidae)

Brown-chested Jungle-flycatcher (Rhinomyias brunneatus) - HBW 11, p. 111

French: Gobemouche à poitrine brune German: Weißkehl-Dschungelschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas Pechipardo
Other common names: White-gorgeted Jungle-flycatcher; Chinese/Migratory Jungle-flycatcher, Chinese Olive Flycatcher (brunneatus); Nicobar Jungle-Flycatcher (nicobaricus)

Taxonomy: Siphia brunneata Slater, 1897, Kuant’un, north-western Fujian, China.
Race nicobaricus has sometimes been treated as a separate species. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • brunneatus (Slater, 1897) - breeds SE China (Jiangxi and Zhejiang S to Guangxi, Guangdong and Fujian); non-breeding Malay Peninsula.
  • nicobaricus Richmond, 1902 - S Nicobar Is (Great and Little Nicobar).

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