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Blue-fronted redstart

Species of bird / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The blue-fronted redstart (Phoenicurus frontalis) is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae, the Old World flycatchers. It breeds in central China and the Himalayas (where it winters in the southern foothills, as well as in Yunnan, Northeast India and northern Southeast Asia). Its natural habitat is temperate forests. The female is brownish-grey, with paler underparts.

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Blue-fronted redstart
male from Sattal near Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Muscicapidae
Genus: Phoenicurus
P. frontalis
Binomial name
Phoenicurus frontalis
Vigors, 1831