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Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler Pnoepyga albiventer albiventer  
Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler
Photographer : © Umesh Srinivasan
Location :Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Date : 3 April 2011
English synonyms:Greater Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler, Greater Scaly-breasted Wren-Babbler, Scaly-breasted Cupwing, Scaly-breasted Wren-Babbler, Chinese Wren-Babbler (mutica), Chinese Cupwing (mutica)
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 :Pnoepyga (a.) formosana is now considered a separate species under the name Taiwan Wren Babbler following Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
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