White-browed Bush Robin

White-browed Bush Robin
White-browed Bush Robin Tarsiger indicus formosanus, male, Tataka Visitor Center (23.487322, 120.889863), Yushan National Park, Taiwan, elev. 2630 m (8,630 ft.), February. White-browed Bush Robin inhabits dense undergrowth from 2000-3400 m (6,560-11,160 ft.), in winter down to 1000 m (3,280 ft.). Usually in denser undergrowth than Collared Bush Robin T. johnstoniae and has entirely rufous-orange underparts. Distinguished from Indian Blue Robin Larvivora brunnea by more upright stance and darker legs and from Snowy-browed Flycatcher Ficedula hyperythra by longer and finer supercilium. Race formosanus is endemic to Taiwan, and indicus and yunnanensis range from the central Himalaya to Vietnam. (Craig Brelsford)
White-browed Bush Robin
Female formosanus, Dasyueshan Forest Road 200 (24.270982, 121.024167), Taiwan, elev. 2540 m (8,330 ft.), February. Female distinguished from Indian Blue Robin Larvivora brunnea by more upright stance and darker legs and from Snowy-browed Flycatcher Ficedula hyperythra by darker legs and smaller size. (Craig Brelsford)

THE BUSH ROBINS OF CHINA

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White-browed Bush Robin Tarsiger indicus
Rufous-breasted Bush Robin T. hyperythrus
“Gansu” Bluetail T. (cyanurus? rufilatus?) “albocoeruleus”
Himalayan Bluetail T. rufilatus
Red-flanked Bluetail T. cyanurus
Golden Bush Robin T. chrysaeus

See also this Taiwan endemic:

Collared Bush Robin Tarsiger johnstoniae

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