First record of the Blue-and-white Flycatcher Cyanoptila cyanomelana (Temminck, 1829) (Aves: Passeriformes: Muscicapidae) from Bhutan

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Kado Rinchen
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4664-8035
Kinley Kinley
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2172-7906
Chhimi Dorji
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9128-2837
Dorji Wangmo
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1350-2304

Abstract

During a patrolling duty in Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park (JSWNP) in Bhutan, a lone male Blue-and-white Flycatcher Cyanoptila cyanomelan was observed and photographed. This is the first photographic evidence and confirmation on presence of the species in Bhutan. These new record confirm an extension of the species’ distribution in the North East Indian Sub Continent. As this is new record to Bhutan, there could be other undetected incidence of migrant species occurrence in the country. More observation must be carried out during bird migration seasons to discover such instances. 

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Rinchen, K., Kinley, K., Dorji, C. and Wangmo, D. 2019. First record of the Blue-and-white Flycatcher Cyanoptila cyanomelana (Temminck, 1829) (Aves: Passeriformes: Muscicapidae) from Bhutan. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 11, 9 (Jul. 2019), 14232–14234. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4608.11.9.14232-14234.
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Kado Rinchen, Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park, Department of Forest and Park Services, Bhutan.

Jigme Wangchuck National Park                                     

Department of Forest and Park Services, MoAF, Bhutan

Kinley Kinley, Tsirang Forest Division, Department of Forest and Park Services, Bhutan.

Department of Forest and Park Services,

Ministry of Agriculture and Forest
Bhutan

Dorji Wangmo, Damphu Lower secondary School, Ministry of Education, Bhutan.

Teacher, Department of Geography

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