Oriental Bird Images

Mishmi Wren Babbler/Rusty-throated Wren Babbler Spelaeornis badeigularis  
Mishmi Wren Babbler/Rusty-throated Wren Babbler
Photographer : © Julian P Donahue
Location :Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Date : 2 December 2004
English synonyms:Rusty throated Wren Babbler, Rusty-throated Wren-Babbler, Mishmi Wren, Mishmi Wren-Babbler
Bird Family :Timaliidae - Babblers, Babaxes, Mesia, Leiothrix, Cutias, Barwings, Minlas, Fulvettas, Crociases, Sibias, Yuhinas, Myzornis, Parrotbills & Rhabdornises
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :First described by Dillon Ripley in 1948, the rediscovery after 58 years by a team led by Ben King and Julian P. Donahue was one of the ornithological highlights of 2004. For further details see www.kolkatabirds.com/wrenbabbler.htm