IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species is widespread in northern South Asia, parts of Southeast Asia and East Asia. In South Asia, this species is presently known from Afghanistan (Nangarhar Province), Bangladesh (Sylhet Division) (Khan 2001), India (Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Maharasthra, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Punjab, Sikkim, Uttarakhand and West Bengal [Das 2003]) and Nepal (Central and Western Nepal) and has been recorded from sea level to an elevation of 3,000 m asl (Molur et al. 2002). In Southeast Asia, it has been recorded from Indonesia (the islands of Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, and Bali) and the Philippines (Palawan, Negros, Sibuyan and Luzon). In East Asia, it is present in southern and central China, the island of Taiwan, the Korean Peninsula and the Tsushima Islands of Japan, where there are fewer than ten records and it is most likely a vagrant.


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