Golden Bush-robin (Tarsiger chrysaeus) - HBW 10, p. 755
French: Rossignol doré
Spanish: Ruiseñor Dorado
Taxonomy: Tarsiger chrysaeus Hodgson, 1845, Nepal.
Genus sometimes merged into Luscinia, occasionally into Erithacus. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- whistleri Ticehurst, 1922 - NW Himalayas.
- chrysaeus Hodgson, 1845 - C & E Himalayas E to C China (SE Xizang, E to S Shaanxi, S to N & W Yunnan) and W & N Myanmar; non-breeding also N India and S to N Thailand.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
bird on a branch Locality Doi Lang, North Western Thailand, Thailand (ssp chrysaeus)
Keith and Lynn Youngs 21 January 2014 9 weeks ago 34 sec 4.6
male on ground Locality Royal Botanical Gardens, Godavari, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal (ssp chrysaea)
Martin Kennewell 29 January 2005 4 years ago 21 sec 4.3
male on low bough (slow motion) then in treetop Locality Tangjiahe National Nature Reserve, Qingchuan County, Sichuan, China (Northern) (ssp chrysaeus)
Martin Kennewell 31 May 2013 39 weeks ago 26 sec 4
male actively feeding on the ground, check out the length of those skinny legs Locality Royal Botanical Gardens, Godavari, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal (ssp chrysaea)
Martin Kennewell 29 January 2005 4 years ago 36 sec 4
A bird briefly on a path and flying away Locality Gaoligongshan, Yunnan, China (Southern) (ssp chrysaeus)
Keith Blomerley 1 November 2007 6 years ago 6 sec 1.6
Locality Chengdu, Sichuan, China (Northern)
heyi 13 May 2012 21 weeks ago 4.6
A male foraging in organic manure heap
Locality The Misty Mountains Retreat, Jhaltola, Pithoragarh District, Uttarakhand, India
Madhur@misty 27 February 2011 42 weeks ago 4
a female hiding a bush
Locality Kangding County, Sichuan, China (Northern)
Zhou Huaming 14 August 2006 4 years ago 3.8