White-tailed Blue Robin (Myiomela leucura) - HBW 10, p. 776
French: Notodèle à queue blanche
Spanish: Ruiseñor Coliblanco
Other common names: White-tailed Robin
Taxonomy: M. (uscisylvia) leucura Hodgson, 1845, Nepal.
Often placed in genus Cinclidium. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- leucura ( Hodgson, 1845) - C & E Himalayas and NE India (Assam) E to C China, S to Myanmar, Peninsular Malaysia, C Indochina and Hainan I.
- cambodiana ( Delacour & Jabouille, 1928) - SE Thailand and Cambodia.
- montium Swinhoe, 1864 - Taiwan.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 18 videos
Two views of a tailless bird on a road, foraging. Locality Gunung Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia (ssp leucura)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 1 August 2006 5 years ago 22 sec 5
female standing on the tree Locality Taichung County, Taiwan
Vicky Cheng 23 April 2012 2 years ago 2 min 31 sec 4.5
front/side view of female on post, flies Locality Doi Ang Khang, North Western Thailand, Thailand (ssp leucura)
Martin Kennewell 19 February 2012 2 years ago 18 sec 4.5
several views of a male with tail action Locality Chong Yen, Mae Wong National Park, North Western Thailand, Thailand (ssp leucura)
Martin Kennewell 11 February 2012 2 years ago 51 sec 4.3
A male on a snag, flying away and returning almost immediately to the same perch. Locality Langbian Mountain, Da Lat Plateau, Annam, Vietnam (ssp leucura)
Josep del Hoyo 18 April 2008 5 years ago 42 sec 4.1
one eating bird Locality Doi Ang Khang, North Western Thailand, Thailand (ssp leucura)
Daniêl Jimenez 16 December 2010 3 years ago 16 sec 4.1
Hidden in the forest
Locality Chong Yen, Mae Wong National Park, North Western Thailand, Thailand
John A Thompson 13 January 2013 1 year ago 4
A male along the track to Beidongyueshan
Locality Wushe, Nantou County, Taiwan (ssp montium Swinhoe, 1864 - Taiwan. )
David Cooper 19 November 2013 32 weeks ago 3.8
A male among vegetation.
Locality Langbian Mountain, Da Lat Plateau, Annam, Vietnam (ssp leucura)
Josep del Hoyo 18 April 2008 5 years ago 2.5