Cyornis nicobaricus (Richmond, 1902) - Nicobar Jungle Flycatcher

Subspecies in India

This is also known as the Olive Flycatcher.
 
This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)
 

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Cyornis nicobaricus - Nicobar Jungle Flycatcher



This uncommon species is migratory and is endemic to the Nicobar Islands. It inhabits dense thickets and forests (BirdLife International 2019).

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining, with current population estimate of 1,450-13,300 individuals. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat degradation due to agricultural and commercial developments (BirdLife International 2019).

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total
BirdLife International 2019. Cyornis nicobaricus . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T103761482A152177680. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T103761482A152177680.en. Accessed on 16 February 2020.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cyornis nicobaricus (Richmond, 1902) – Nicobar Jungle Flycatcher. In Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.17. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.birdsofindia.org/cyornis-nicobaricus, accessed 2024/06/25.