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2009-01-29 08:44:16

A new fist-sized, babbler bird species has been discovered in a series of underground caves in China, elevating the hope that the country could find other new discoveries, a conservation group announced on Thursday. Ornithologists Zhou Fang and Jiang Aiwu first saw the bird, dark with white spots on its breast, in 2005 and has since then established its identity as an unknown species. They labeled it the Nonggang babbler, scientific name Stachyris nonggangensis, named for the region of China...


Latest Old World babbler Reference Libraries

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2008-07-14 16:51:42

The Mountain Fulvetta (Alcippe peracensis), is a species of bird belonging to the Old World babbler family. It is found in Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam in subtropical or tropical moist mountain forests. The Black-browed Fulvetta (Alcippe grotei), is sometimes considered to be conspecific with Mountain Fulvetta, but the two forms differ in morphology and vocalizations, and are separated by altitude range. Black-browed Fulvetta occurs primarily below 1300 feet, and...

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2008-05-16 16:07:50

The Yellow-eyed Babbler (Chrysomma sinense), is a bird species found in open grass and scrub in south Asia. Its common name refers to its traditional placement with the Old World babbler family Timaliidae. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2008-04-29 00:19:44

The White-headed Shrike-babbler (Pteruthius flaviscapis), is a species of bird in the Timaliidae family. It is found in Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist mountain-like areas. Photo Copyright and Credit

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