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Visayan Pygmy Babbler Dasycrotapha pygmaea  
Visayan Pygmy Babbler
Photographer : © Stijn De Win/Birding2asia
Location :Lake Danao, Leyte, Philippines
Date : 28 September 2011
English synonyms:Pygmy Babbler, Visayan Pygmy-Babbler
Bird Family :Timaliidae - Babblers, Babaxes, Mesia, Leiothrix, Cutias, Barwings, Minlas, Fulvettas, Crociases, Sibias, Yuhinas, Myzornis, Parrotbills & Rhabdornises
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Samar and Leyte in the Philippines.
Formerly considered conspecific with Stachyris plateni. Now considered a full separate species.
Ref:
Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
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