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Buff-breasted Babbler Trichastoma tickelli tickelli   - Adult
Buff-breasted Babbler
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Fraserís Hill, Pahang, Malaysia
Date : 20 November 2018
English synonyms:
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 :I heard the Buff-breasted Babbler at a number of locations but spotting this under-growth specialist was tough. Rarely shows itself, and that in dark environments. The classical calls are easily identified once learnt.
-Amar
Taxonomic Notes :Note that the form buettikoferi is now treated as a separste species under the name Sumatran Babbler Trichastoma buettikoferi following Wells et al (2001) Systematic notes on Asian birds 21. Babbler jungle: a re-evaluation of the 'pyrrogenys' group of Asian pellorneines (timaliidae). - Zool. Verhand., Leiden, 335:235-252.
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