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Rufous-backed Sibia

Minla annectens

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Like a cross between Black-headed and Rufous Sibias, but has negligible range overlap with either. Ebony head and snowy throat, combined with the hazy mixture of bright orange and black on the back, give this bird a distinctly “tortoiseshell” appearance. Appears larger-headed and slightly shorter-tailed than other sibias. Inhabits foothill and montane forests, where it travels in pairs and flocks through the canopy.

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