Wedge-billed Babbler

  • Scientific Name:

    Stachyris humei

  • Red Data status:

    Near Threatened

  • Bird Category:

    Babblers

  • Sub Category:

    Wren Babblers

  • Synonyms:

    Sikkim Wedge-billed Babbler, Wedge-billed Wren Babbler, Wedge-billed Wren-Babbler, Himalayan Wedge-billed Wren Babbler, Himalayan Wedge-billed Babbler, Wedge-billed Babbler

  • Description:

    Monotypic species endemic to the eastern Himalaya (India & Bhutan).
    The form Sphenocichla (h.) roberti is now considered a separate species under the name Chevron-breasted Babbler.
    Refs:
    Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
    Rasmussen, P., Anderton, J. (2005) Birds of South Asia: The Ripley Guide. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. 

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