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Monday, December 10, 2012

White-capped Redstart

The White-capped Redstart or White-capped Water Redstart (Chaimarrornis leucocephalus) is a species of bird of the Muscicapidae family, in the monotypicgenus Chaimarrornis.[citation needed] The generic name of this species is derived from the Greek kheimarrhos meaning torrent and ornis meaning bird
Male with larger white pattern on top of the head and brown red spots under the wings. It is found in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia, as well as some adjoining areas. The species ranges across AfghanistanBhutanCambodiaIndiaLaosMyanmarNepalPakistanTajikistanThailandTibet and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is temperate forests.

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