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Chevron-breasted Babbler Sphenocichla roberti  
Chevron-breasted Babbler
Photographer : © Bhavesh Rathod
Location :Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Date : 24 March 2017
English synonyms:Cachar Wedge-billed Babbler, Wedge-billed Wren Babbler, Wedge-billed Wren-babbler, Chevron-breasted Wren-Babbler, Manipur Wedge-billed Wren Babbler, Manipur Wedge-billed Babbler, Wedge-billed Babbler
Bird Family :Timaliidae - Babblers, Babaxes, Mesia, Leiothrix, Cutias, Barwings, Minlas, Fulvettas, Crociases, Sibias, Yuhinas, Myzornis, Parrotbills & Rhabdornises
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic. Formerly considered conspecific with Sphenocichla humei. Now considered a full separate species.
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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