Paradoxornis flavirostris Gould, 1836 - Black-breasted Parrotbill

Subspecies in India


This is also known as the Black-throated Parrotbill and Gould's Parrotbill.
 
 

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Paradoxornis flavirostris - Black-breasted Parrotbill



This species is uncommon. It inhabits inland wetlands and grasslands of the Brahmaputra valley foothills (up to 150m asl) in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, India. This species has possibly undergone extirpation from Bangladesh and Nepal. It breeds during April-July (BirdLife International 2016).


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According to the IUCN Red List Assessment, the population of this species is declining, with the current population estimate of 1,500-7,000 individuals. The major threat to this species is breeding habitat disturbance due to large-scale agriculture and frequent flooding (BirdLife International 2001).
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh111
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
Total111
BirdLife International 2016. Paradoxornis flavirostris . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22716795A94511015. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22716795A94511015.en. Accessed on 10 February 2020.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Paradoxornis flavirostris Gould, 1836 – Black-breasted Parrotbill. 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/paradoxornis-flavirostris, accessed 2024/06/25.