Thrushes (Turdidae)

Indian Blue Robin (Luscinia brunnea) - HBW 10, p. 748

French: Rossignol indien German: Orangenachtigall Spanish: Ruiseñor Indio
Other common names: (Indian) Blue Chat

Taxonomy: Larvivora brunnea Hodgson, 1837, Nepal.
Sometimes placed in genus Erithacus. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • brunnea (Hodgson, 1837) - E Afghanistan and Himalayas E to C China; non-breeding S India and Sri Lanka.
  • wickhami (Stuart Baker, 1916) - Chin Hills, in W Myanmar.