Ficedula subrubra (E. Hartert & F. Steinbacher, - Kashmir Flycatcher

Subspecies in India

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


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This endemic species of the Indian Subcontinent is rare. It inhabits deciduous forests in hilly areas (at the heights of 1,800m-2,700m) of India (mainly in Kashmir, the Western Ghats, and the Nilgiri Hills), Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. It is migratory, breeding in temperate-deciduous forests during May-June and wintering in open and estate areas of the forest, during October-March (BirdLife International 2016).

Conservation Status:  

This species is listed as Vulnerable 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 the current population estimate of 1,500-1,700 individuals. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to agriculture, timber extraction and overgrazing for domestic livestock (BirdLife International 2001).

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
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BirdLife International 2016. Ficedula subrubra . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22709346A94203872. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22709346A94203872.en. Accessed on 12 February 2020.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ficedula subrubra (E. Hartert & F. Steinbacher, – Kashmir 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/ficedula-subrubra, accessed 2024/06/25.