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Tarim Babbler Rhopophilus albosuperciliaris  
Tarim Babbler
Photographer : © James Eaton/Birdtour Asia
Location :Tarim River, Xinjiang, China
Date : Early July 2012
English synonyms:Chinese Hill Babbler, Chinese Hill Warbler, White-browed Chinese Warbler, Chinese Bush-dweller, Chinese Hill-Warbler, Peking Warbler, White-browed Bushdweller, White-browed Chinese-Warbler
Bird Family :Timaliidae - Babblers, Babaxes, Mesia, Leiothrix, Cutias, Barwings, Minlas, Fulvettas, Crociases, Sibias, Yuhinas, Myzornis, Parrotbills & Rhabdornises
Red Data Status :Not Evaluated
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to China.

This species was previously treated as a subspecies of Rhopophilus pekinensis, which was previously regarded as a warbler in the family Cisticolidae but now moved to the babblers Timaliidae.
Leader, P.J., Carey G.J. & Holt, P.I. (2013) Species limits within Rhopophilus pekinensis. Forktail 29: 31-36.

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