Thrushes (Turdidae)

Nilgiri Blue Robin (Myiomela major) - HBW 10, p. 776

French: Notodèle à flancs roux German: Madraskurzflügel Spanish: Alicorto Flanquirrufo
Other common names: Rufous-bellied Shortwing (when treated as conspecific with M. albiventris)

Taxonomy: Phoenicura major Jerdon, 1841, Nilgiris, India.
Until recently considered a member of genus Brachypteryx and treated as conspecific with M. albiventris. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Karnataka and Nilgiri Hills, in S India.