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Long-billed Wren Babbler Rimator malacoptilus  
Long-billed Wren Babbler
Photographer : © Umesh Srinivasan
Location :Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Date : 5 October 2011
English synonyms:Long-billed Wren-Babbler, Long-billed Rimator
Bird Family :Timaliidae - Babblers, Babaxes, Mesia, Leiothrix, Cutias, Barwings, Minlas, Fulvettas, Crociases, Sibias, Yuhinas, Myzornis, Parrotbills & Rhabdornises
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This bird was mist-netted, ringed and released.
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic. Formerly considered conspecific with Rimator (m.) pasquieri and Rimator (m.) albostriatus but these are now treated as separate species following Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
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