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Spot-breasted Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus mcclellandi  
Spot-breasted Scimitar Babbler
Photographer : © Udayan Borthakur
Location :near Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Date : 15 July 2016
English synonyms:Spot-breasted Scimitar-babbler
Bird Family :Timaliidae - Babblers, Babaxes, Mesia, Leiothrix, Cutias, Barwings, Minlas, Fulvettas, Crociases, Sibias, Yuhinas, Myzornis, Parrotbills & Rhabdornises
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic. Formerly considered a subspecies of Pomatorhinus erythrocnemis and sometimes Pomatorhinus erythrogenys. Now treated as a separate species following Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
Distribution: E Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Meghalaya, N Cachar (S Assam), NE & SE Bangladesh Hills, W Myanmar
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