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Pin-striped Tit Babbler Macronus gularis   - Adult
Pin-striped Tit Babbler
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 17 September 2018
English synonyms:Striped Tit Babbler, Pin-striped Tit-Babbler, Striped Tit-Babbler, Yellow-breasted Babbler
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 :A family group of 5 birds with at least 2 juveniles. As usual very fast moving in the undergrowth and foliage, while actively feeding and looking for animal prey for the young- AS
Taxonomic Notes :This species has been separated into two. Macronous gularis, as now recognised, consists of the subspecies rubicapilla, ticehursti, sulphureus, lutescens, kinneari, versuricola, saraburiensis, connectens, inveteratus, condorensis, archipelagicus, chersonesophilus, gularis, woodi. Remaining subspecies of what was formerly known as Striped Tit Babbler are now considered part of Bold-striped Tit Babbler Macronous bornensis.
Ref:
Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
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