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Bold-striped Tit Babbler Macronus bornensis montanus  
Bold-striped Tit Babbler
Photographer : © Michelle and Peter Wong
Location :Klias Peatswamp Reserve, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
Date : 9 October 2015
English synonyms:Bold-striped Tit-Babbler, Striped Tit Babbler, Striped Tit-Babbler
Bird Family :Timaliidae - Babblers, Babaxes, Mesia, Leiothrix, Cutias, Barwings, Minlas, Fulvettas, Crociases, Sibias, Yuhinas, Myzornis, Parrotbills & Rhabdornises
Red Data Status :Least Concern
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Taxonomic Notes :
Formerly considered conspecific with Macronous gularis. Now considered a full separate polytypic species with the following subspecies: bornensis, zopheros, zaperissus, everetti, javanicus, montanus, cagayensis, argenteus.
Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
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