CHESTNUT-TAILED MINLA


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Chestnut-tailed Minla, Minla strigula, is a little and cute bird that is found from India to Southeast Asia. It’s an unmistakable bird, with a yellowish belly, olive-grayish back, rufescent crown and broad black bars on throat.  It’s a mountain bird that inhabits broadleaved evergreen forest from 1,600 m to 2565 m.

This bird is found in a few locations in northern Thailand. It’s fairly common in the summit of Doi Inthanon, the highest peak in Thailand.It’s a tame bird and you can get close enough to take a nice picture !

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