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Nilgiri Blue Robin

Sholicola major (Jerdon, TC 1841)

The Nilgiri blue robin, also known as Nilgiri shortwing, white-bellied shortwing, Nilgiri sholakili or rufous-bellied shortwing is a species of passerine bird in the family Muscicapidae endemic to the Shola forests of the higher hills of southern India, mainly north of the Palghat Gap. This small bird is found on the forest floor and undergrowth of dense forest patches sheltered in the valleys of montane grassland, a restricted and threatened habitat. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Muscicapidae
Genus:
   Sholicola
Scientific:
  Sholicola major


Original description

Citation:
  (Jerdon, TC 1841)

Reference:
   Madras J. Lit. Sci. 13 p.170

Protonym:
  Phoenicura major

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/176660#page/216/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  26F04AA3AD98F999

Avibase ID:
  avibase-26F04AA3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/26F04AA3


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 916342


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Sholicola major: Peninsular India (Nilgiri Hills of Mysore and w Madras)
English:
Nilgiri Blue Robin
Catalan:
rossinyol blau ardent
Czech:
drozdík indický
Danish:
Nilgiribambusdrossel
German:
Nilgirischmätzer
Spanish:
Alicorto Flanquirrufo
Spanish (Spain):
Alicorto flanquirrufo
Finnish:
isotöpörastas
French:
Myiomèle à flancs roux
Croatian:
modroleđi slavuj
Hungarian:
fehérhasú rövidszárnyúrigó
Italian:
Alacorta panciabianca
Japanese (romaji):
haiirokobanehitaki
Japanese:
ハイイロコバネヒタキ
Lithuanian:
Nilgirinė mėlynoji liepsnelė
Dutch:
Nilgirikortvleugel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Nilgiriskvett
Norwegian:
Nilgiriskvett
Polish:
runniczek rdzawoboczny
Portuguese:
pisco-azul-dos-nilguiri
Russian:
Рыжебрюхий шолакили
Slovak:
niltava kapucňová
Swedish:
nilgirinäktergal
Ukrainian:
Підпаленик рудобокий
Chinese:
尼尔吉里短翅鸫
Chinese (Traditional):
尼爾基里白尾鴝〔白腹白尾鴝〕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Nilgiri Sholakili ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Nilgiri Blue Sholakili ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Nilgiri Blue Sholakili ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Nilgiri Blue Sholakili ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Nilgiri Sholakili ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Nilgiri Sholakili ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Nilgiri Shortwing ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Nilgiri Shortwing ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Nilgiri Shortwing ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Nilgiri Shortwing ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Nilgiri Shortwing ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Nilgiri Shortwing ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Nilgiri Sholakili ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Nilgiri Sholakili ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Nilgiri Shortwing ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Nilgiri Shortwing ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Nilgiri Shortwing ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Nilgiri Shortwing ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Nilgiri Shortwing ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Nilgiri Shortwing ( Brachypteryx major) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Nilgiri Sholakili ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Nilgiri Sholakili ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Nilgiri Sholakili ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Nilgiri Sholakili ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Myiomela major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Brachypteryx major major [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Nilgiri Blue Robin ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Nilgiri Sholakili ( Sholicola major) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Myiomela major [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Sholicola [major or albiventris] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: rossinyol blau ardent
Czech: drozdík indický
Danish: Hvidbuget Rundvinge, Nilgiribambusdrossel
German: Madraskurzflügel, Nilghirikurzflügel, Nilgirischmätzer
English: Nilgiri Blue Robin, Nilgiri Blue Sholakili, Nilgiri Sholakili, Nilgiri Shortwing, White-bellied Shortwing
English, HBW: Nilgiri Blue Robin
English (India): Nilgiri Blue Robin (Rufous-bellied Shortwing)
English (IOC): Nilgiri Blue Robin
English (United States): Nilgiri Sholakili
Spanish: Alicorto Flanquirrufo
Spanish (Spain): Alicorto flanquirrufo
Spanish (HBW): Nilgiri Blue Robin
Finnish: isotöpörastas
French: Brachyptère à flancs roux, Brachyptère à ventre blanc, Myiomèle à flancs roux, Niltava à flancs roux, Notodèle à flancs roux
Croatian: modroleđi slavuj
Hungarian: fehérhasú rövidszárnyúrigó
Italian: Alabreve ventrebianco, Alacorta panciabianca
Japanese (romaji): haiirokobanehitaki
Japanese: ハイイロコバネヒタキ
Scientific: Brachypetryx major major, Brachypteryx major, Brachypteryx major major, Callene rufiventris, Dumeticola major, Myiomela major, Myiomela major major, Sholicola major
Lithuanian: Nilgirinė mėlynoji liepsnelė
Malayalam: ചെമ്പുവയറൻ ചോലക്കിളി, വടക്കൻ സന്ധ്യക്കിളി
Dutch: Nilgirikortvleugel, Nilgiri-kortvleugel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Nilgiriskvett
Norwegian: Hvitbukkortvinge, Nilgirikortvinge, Nilgiriskvett
Polish: kusochwostka bialobrzucha, kusochwostka białobrzucha, pluszanka rdzawoboczna, runniczek rdzawoboczny
Portuguese: pisco-azul-dos-nilguiri
Portuguese (Portugal): pisco-dos-nilgiris
Russian: Белобрюхий короткокрылый дрозд, Большой короткокрылый дрозд, Рыжебрюхий шолакили
Slovak: modravec kapucňový, niltava kapucňová
Swedish: nilgirinäktergal, rostsidig flugsnappare, Vitbukad kortvinge
Tamil: Kuttai Irakkayan
Turkish: Nilgiri çivit bülbülü
Ukrainian: Підпаленик рудобокий
Chinese: 尼尔吉里短翅鸫, 白腹短翅鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 尼爾基里白尾鴝〔白腹白尾鴝〕

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