Rufous-breasted Accentor (Prunella strophiata) - HBW 10, p. 510
French: Accenteur à poitrine rousse
Spanish: Acentor Pechirrufo
Taxonomy: A.[ccentor] strophiatus Blyth, 1843, Nepal.
Apparently no close affinities within genus. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- jerdoni (W. E. Brooks, 1872) - E Afghanistan and W Himalayas (from Kumaon E to W Nepal).
- strophiata (Blyth, 1843) - E Himalayas (E from C Nepal), C China (E Qinghai, Gansu and SW Shaanxi S to SE Xizang, N Yunnan and W Sichuan) and N Myanmar.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Adult feeding on ground then shows well in the open. Locality Lijiang, Yunnan, China (Southern)
alibenn 25 December 2008 5 years ago 8 sec 4.3
A bird resting in a tree by the side of a road Locality Dirang, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India (ssp strophiata)
Ron Hoff 4 March 2008 5 years ago 30 sec 3.9
bird sitting on top of a tree Locality Balang Shan, Wolong National Nature Reserve, Wenchuan County, Sichuan, China (Northern)
Keith and Lynn Youngs 1 June 2013 36 weeks ago 29 sec 3.8
A back view of a bird perched and looking around Locality Dirang, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India (ssp strophiata)
Ron Hoff 4 March 2008 5 years ago 27 sec 3.4
Adult male perched on a dry twig
Locality Rubber Mountains, Qinghai, China (Northern) (ssp strophiata)
Dubi Shapiro 27 June 2013 31 weeks ago 4.5
An adult seen through twigs, on its winter quarters at 2700 m.
Locality Kumbum Monastery, Huangzhong, Qinghai, China (Northern) (ssp strophiata)
Olivier Boissier 15 December 2013 4 weeks ago 4.4
Bird on a wire (outskirts of Neora Valley National Park)
Locality Lava, Darjeeling District, West Bengal, India (ssp strophiata)
Agniva 11 February 2013 1 year ago 3.8
A bird at the top of a pine tree
Locality China (Northern) (ssp strophiata)
Nathanael Goldman 8 July 2012 1 year ago 3.6
A perched bird.
Locality Trongsa District, Bhutan (ssp strophiata)
Ken Havard 19 April 2011 2 years ago 3.3
Bird on a branch.
Locality Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh, India (ssp jerdoni)
J.M. Garg 10 May 2007 4 years ago 2.9
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