Oreintal Magpie Robins can be easily found in South Asian countries and India.
Some countries have their own specy of this type :-
- In Sri Lanka - ceylonensis
* Bangladesh - erimelas
and there are even other races such as nesiotes, zacnecus, nesiarchus, masculus, pagiensis, javensis, problematicus, amoenus, adamsi, pluto,deuteronymus and mindanensis.
In Sri Lanka the bird symbolizes many things. One sole bird would represent sorrow, two would represent joy and three would represent an upcoming marriage.