Firethroat (Luscinia pectardens) - HBW 10, p. 747
French: Rossignol de David
Spanish: Ruiseñor de David
Other common names: Père David’s Orange-throat
Taxonomy: Calliope pectardens David, 1877, Paohing, eastern Xizang, China.
Sometimes placed in genus Erithacus. L. obscura was in the past sometimes treated as a colour morph of present species. Monotypic.
Distribution: S China (SE Xizang E to SW Gansu, W Sichuan and N Yunnan); non-breeding NE India.
- Near Threatened Enlarge map
An adult male in breeding plumage, perched in a bush.
Locality Wolong National Nature Reserve, Sichuan, China (Northern) (Monotypic species)
James Eaton 1 June 2010 28 weeks ago 3.5
a female hiding in a bush; ID unsure
Locality Kangding County, Sichuan, China (Northern)
Zhou Huaming 7 July 2008 3 years ago 3.2