Old World Flycatchers (Muscicapidae)

Small Niltava (Niltava macgrigoriae) - HBW 11, p. 162

French: Gobemouche de McGrigor German: Feenblauschnäpper Spanish: Papamoscas de McGrigor
Other common names: Black-breasted Niltava

Taxonomy: Phoenicura MacGrigoriae E. Burton, 1836, western Himalayas.
Species name sometimes erroneously listed as “macgregoriae”. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • macgrigoriae (E. Burton, 1836) - W & C Himalayas.
  • signata (McClelland, 1840) - E Himalayas E to NE India (Assam and Arunachal Pradesh S to Mizoram), N & E Myanmar, S China (SE Xizang and W & S Yunnan E to S Guangxi), N & W Thailand and N & C Indochina.