First record of Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes (Aves: Passeriformes: Muscicapidae) from Jammu & Kashmir, India

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Neeraj Sharma
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6196-9160

Abstract

Rufous Tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes a southward passage migrant to India, has an extremely large range in Europe, north and south Africa, central Asia (Kazakhstan and China), middle east to northern Pakistan. Of the five sub-species occurring worldwide, C. g. familiaris, the nominate is a rare fall (September-October) southward migrant to north west India (Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat) but has not so far been reported from the state of Jammu and Kashmir and thus a new record for the state.

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Sharma, N. 2017. First record of Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes (Aves: Passeriformes: Muscicapidae) from Jammu & Kashmir, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 9 (Sep. 2017), 10726–10728. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2979.9.9.10726-10728.
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Neeraj Sharma, Institute of Mountain Environment, Bhaderwah Campus, University of Jammu, Bhaderwah, Jammu & Kashmir 182222, India

Assistant Professor

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