Fantails (Rhipiduridae)

White-browed Fantail (Rhipidura aureola) - HBW 11, p. 236

French: Rhipidure à grands sourcils German: Weißstirn-Fächerschwanz Spanish: Abanico Cejiblanco
Other common names: White-browed Fantail-flycatcher

Taxonomy: Rhipidura aureola Lesson, 1830, Bengal, India.
Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • aureola Lesson, 1830 - E Pakistan (R Indus) E along Himalayan foothills to S Nepal, S to C India (S to SW & C Maharashtra and Orissa).
  • compressirostris (Blyth, 1849) - S peninsular India and Sri Lanka.
  • burmanica (Hume, 1880) - Myanmar and extreme S China (W Yunnan) S to W & S Thailand, C & S Laos, Cambodia and SC Vietnam.