Pied Bushchat

Indonesia : Decu Belang

Scientific name : Saxiola caprata Linnaeus, 1766

Sub-species and distribution : Sixteen subspecies currently recognized

  • rossorum (Hartert, 1910) – NE Iran SC Kazakhstan S to Afghanistan; non-breeding SW Asia (vagrant Arabia, Israel).
  • bicolor Sykes, 1832 – SE Iran, Pakistan and N India; non-breeding C India.
  • burmanicus Stuart Baker, 1922 – C & SE India E to Myanmar and S China (S Sichuan, Yunnan), S to Thailand and Indochina.
  • nilgiriensis Whistler, 1940 – SW India.
  • atratus (Blyth, 1851) – Sri Lanka.
  • caprata (Linnaeus, 1766) – Luzon and Mindoro, in N Philippines.
  • randi Parkes, 1960 – C Philippines (Panay, Negros, Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor).
  • anderseni Salomonsen, 1953 – Leyte and Mindanao, in E & S Philippines.
  • fruticola Horsfield, 1821 – Java E to Flores and Alor.
  • francki Rensch, 1931 – Sumba I.
  • pyrrhonotus (Vieillot, 1818) – E Lesser Sundas (Wetar, Kisar, Timor, Savu, Roti).
  • albonotatus (Stresemann, 1912) – Sulawesi (except N peninsula) and Salayer I.
  • cognatus Mayr, 1944 – Babar I.
  • belensis Rand, 1940 – WC New Guinea.
  • aethiops (P. L. Sclater, 1880) – N New Guinea and Bismarck Archipelago.
  • wahgiensis Mayr & Gilliard, 1951 – EC & E New Guinea.

Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

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