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 4 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 4 years ago 30 sec 3.9
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 4 years ago 27 sec 3.4