Philentoma velata

The Maroon-breasted Philentoma is a bird species. Long placed in the flycatcher family when these were used as a wastebin taxon, they are now tentatively assigned to the Prionopidae pending detailed study. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Philentoma velata is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

Nothing known about the Philentoma velata

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Muscicapidae
Genus : Philentoma
Species : velata
Authority : (Temminck, 1825)