Bush Robin, Red-flanked Bluetail, Blue-tailed Robin Body length: 13-14 cm
Mongolian: Гургалдай хөхзоот, Хөх зоот
French: Robin a flancs roux
Japanese: ルリビタキ (Ruri-bitaki)
Wing span: 22-23 cm
Passage migrant /summer visitor
Breeding season: May-August
Egg number: 3-5 (occasionally 7)
Egg colour: Glossy white unmarked, often
faint reddish-brown speckles.
1 per year
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Least concern
Food: Invertebrates and fruits in trees and
on the ground.
Habitat: Breeding habitats consist of dense
moist conifer forests with under shrubs, but also in donate birch wood with low
cover. The nest is placed in a hollow or small cave in banks, river-cliffs, in
standing or fallen hollow logs, on the ground between tree-roots, among stones,
or in small depressions.