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Babblers & fulvettas

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#,† IOC English name Scientific name Authority Breeding Range Code Comment

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55 Babblers Family Timaliidae

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Pomatorhinus Horsfield, 1821

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Large Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus hypoleucos (Blyth, 1844) OR : Bangladesh to Malaysia

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P. h. hypoleucos (Blyth, 1844) Bangladesh and ne India to w and n Burma

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P. h. tickelli Hume, 1877 s Burma to s China, Thailand, sw Cambodia and n Indochina

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P. h. brevirostris Robinson & Kloss, 1919 s Indochina

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P. h. wrayi Sharpe, 1887 Malay Pen.

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P. h. hainanus Rothschild, 1903 Hainan I. (off se China)

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Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus erythrogenys Vigors, 1831 OR : Himalayas to Burma

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P. e. erythrogenys Vigors, 1831 w Himalayas

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P. e. ferrugilatus Hodgson, 1836 c Himalayas

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P. e. imberbis Salvadori, 1889 e Burma

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P. e. celatus Deignan, 1941 nw Thailand

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Black-necklaced Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus erythrocnemis Gould, 1863 OR : Taiwan ENG Change  Distribution (Taiwan only) and English name of Pomatorhinus erythrocnemis from  Spot-breasted to Black-necklaced.

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Black-streaked Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus gravivox David, 1873 OR : e Burma, China AS Pomatorhinus gravivox is split from P. erythrocnemis (Collar 2006a)

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P. g. gravivox David, 1873 c China

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P. g. cowensae Deignan, 1952 sc China

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P. g. dedekensi Oustalet, 1892 e Qinghai and nw Yunnan (sw China)

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P. g. decarlei Deignan, 1952 Qinghai, s Sichuan and nw Yunnan (sw China)

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P. g. odicus Bangs & Phillips, JC, 1914 ne and e Burma, s China and n Indochina

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Spot-breasted Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus mcclellandi Godwin-Austen, 1870 OR : s Assam, w Burma AS Pomatorhinus mcclellandi is split from P. erythrocnemis (Collar 2006a);  English name of unsplit species applied to this taxon.

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Grey-sided Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus swinhoei David, 1874 OR : s China AS Pomatorhinus swinhoei is split from P. erythrocnemis (Collar 2006a)

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Indian Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus horsfieldii Sykes, 1832 OR : India

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P. h. obscurus Hume, 1872 nw India

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P. h. horsfieldii Sykes, 1832 w India

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P. h. travancoreensis Harington, 1914 sw India

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P. h. maderaspatensis Whistler, 1936 ec India

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Sri Lanka Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus melanurus Blyth, 1847 OR : Sri Lanka AS Pomatorhinus melanurus is split from P.horsfieldii (Rasmussen & Anderton 2005; Collar 2006)

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P. m. melanurus Blyth, 1847 wet lowlands and w hills of sc Sri Lanka

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P. m. holdsworthi Whistler, 1942 dry lowlands and e hills of sc Sri Lanka

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White-browed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus schisticeps Hodgson, 1836 OR : Himalayas to s Vietnam and Malay Peninsula

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P. s. leucogaster Gould, 1838 nw Himalayas

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P. s. schisticeps Hodgson, 1836 c Himalayas to s Assam (ne India) and nw Burma

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P. s. salimalii Ripley, 1948 n Assam (ne India)

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P. s. cryptanthus Hartert, 1915 c Assam (ne India) and ne Bangladesh

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P. s. mearsi Ogilvie-Grant, 1905 w Burma

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P. s. ripponi Harington, 1910 e Burma, n Thailand and n Laos

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P. s. nuchalis Ramsay, RGW, 1877 se Burma

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P. s. difficilis Deignan, 1956 se Burma and w Thailand

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P. s. olivaceus Blyth, 1847 s Burma and sw Thailand

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P. s. fastidiosus Hartert, 1916 Malay Pen.

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P. s. humilis Delacour, 1932 ne and e Thailand, s Laos and c Vietnam

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P. s. annamensis Robinson & Kloss, 1919 e Cambodia and s Vietnam

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P. s. klossi Baker, ECS, 1917 se Thailand and sw Cambodia

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Chestnut-backed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus montanus Horsfield, 1821 OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, Borneo

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P. m. occidentalis Robinson & Kloss, 1923 Malay Pen. and Sumatra

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P. m. montanus Horsfield, 1821 w and c Java

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P. m. ottolanderi Robinson, 1918 e Java and Bali

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P. m. bornensis Cabanis, 1850 Borneo and Bangka (e of Sumatra)

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Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ruficollis Hodgson, 1836 OR : Himalayas to s China

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P. r. ruficollis Hodgson, 1836 c Himalayas

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P. r. godwini Kinnear, 1944 e Himalayas, n Assam (ne India) and sw China

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P. r. bakeri Harington, 1914 s Assam (ne India) to se Bangladesh and w Burma

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P. r. similis Rothschild, 1926 ne Burma to sc China Includes bhamoensis. HBW 12.

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P. r. styani Seebohm, 1884 e China SSP Recognition follows HBW 12

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P. r. albipectus La Touche, 1923 s China to n Laos

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P. r. beaulieui Delacour & Greenway, 1940 n and c Laos

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P. r. laurentei La Touche, 1921 nc Yunnan (s China)

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P. r. reconditus Bangs & Phillips, JC, 1914 se Yunnan (s China) and n Vietnam

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P. r. hunanensis Cheng, 1974 se China

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P. r. eidos Bangs, 1930 sc China

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P. r. stridulus Swinhoe, 1861 nc and e China

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P. r. nigrostellatus Swinhoe, 1870 Hainan I. (off se China)

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Taiwan Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus musicus Swinhoe, 1859 OR : Taiwan AS Pomatorhinus musicus is split from P.ruficollis (Collar 2006a, Dong et al 2013)

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Red-billed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps Walden, 1873 OR : Southeast Asia

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P. o. stenorhynchus Godwin-Austen, 1877 n Assam (ne India) and n Burma

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P. o. austeni Hume, 1881 e and s Assam (ne India), nw Burma and extreme se Bangladesh

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P. o. ochraceiceps Walden, 1873 e Burma to n Indochina

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P. o. alius Riley, 1940 ne Thailand to s Indochina

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Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ferruginosus Blyth, 1845 OR : Himalayas to c Vietnam

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P. f. ferruginosus Blyth, 1845 e Himalayas

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P. f. namdapha Ripley, 1980 e Assam (ne India)

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P. f. formosus Koelz, 1952 s Assam and Manipur (ne India)

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P. f. phayrei Blyth, 1847 sw Burma

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P. f. stanfordi Ticehurst, 1935 ne Burma

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P. f. albogularis Blyth, 1855 s and se Burma to nw Thailand and nw Laos

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P. f. orientalis Delacour, 1927 s China and n Indochina

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P. f. dickinsoni Eames, JC, 2002 s Laos and c Vietnam

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Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus superciliaris (Blyth, 1842) OR : Himalayas to nw Vietnam TAX Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler, formerly Xiphirhynchus, moved to Pomatorhinus (see Gelang et al 2009)

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P. s. superciliaris (Blyth, 1842) e Himalayas

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P. s. intextus (Ripley, 1948) s Assam (ne India) a nd w Burma

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P. s. forresti (Rothschild, 1926) ne Burma and sw China

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P. s. rothschildi (Delacour & Jabouille, 1930) n Vietnam

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Spelaeornis David & Oustalet, 1877 PHY, TAX Spotted Wren-Babbler moved to monotypic Elachuridae, Elachura.

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Rufous-throated Wren-Babbler Spelaeornis caudatus (Blyth, 1845) OR : Nepal to ne India

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Rusty-throated Wren-Babbler Spelaeornis badeigularis Ripley, 1948 OR : ne India

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Bar-winged Wren-Babbler Spelaeornis troglodytoides (Verreaux, J, 1871) OR : Himalayas to c China

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S. t. sherriffi Kinnear, 1934 e Bhutan and n Assam (ne India)

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S. t. indiraji Ripley, Saha & Beehler, 1991 e Assam (ne India)

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S. t. souliei Oustalet, 1898 ne Burma and sw China

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S. t. rocki Riley, 1929 nw Yunnan (s China)

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S. t. troglodytoides (Verreaux, J, 1871) sw China

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S. t. nanchuanensis Li, G, Yang & Yu, 1992 sc China

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S. t. halsueti (David, 1875) c China

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Naga Wren-Babbler Spelaeornis chocolatinus (Godwin-Austen & Walden, 1875) OR : ne India ENG Change English name of Spelaeornis chocolatinus from Long-tailed Wren-Babbler to Naga Wren-Babbler after splits of other populations (Rasmussen & Anderton 2005; Collar 2006a)

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Grey-bellied Wren-Babbler Spelaeornis reptatus (Bingham, 1903) OR : se Arunachal to ne, e Burma, n and sw Yunnan, sw Sichuan, w Thailand. AS Spelaeornis reptatus is split from Spalaeornis chocolatinus (Collar 2006a, BLI 1.0)

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Chin Hills Wren-Babbler Spelaeornis oatesi (Rippon, 1904) OR : se Assam, w Burma. AS Spelaeornis oatesi is split from Spalaeornis chocolatinus (Rasmussen & Anderton 2005; Collar 2006a; BLI 1.0)

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Pale-throated Wren-Babbler Spelaeornis kinneari Delacour & Jabouille, 1930 OR : n Vietnam AS Spelaeornis kinneari is split from Spalaeornis chocolatinus (Collar 2006a, BLI)

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Tawny-breasted Wren-Babbler Spelaeornis longicaudatus (Moore, F, 1854) OR : ne India

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Sphenocichla Godwin-Austen & Walden, 1875

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Sikkim Wedge-billed Babbler Sphenocichla humei (Mandelli, 1873) OR : Himalayas of India ENG Change  English name of Sphenocichla humei from Wedge-billed Wren-Babbler to Sikkim Wedge-billed Babbler (Rasmussen and Anderton 2005, Collar 2006a)

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Cachar Wedge-billed Babbler Sphenocichla roberti Godwin-Austen & Walden, 1875 OR : ne India to sw China AS Sphenocichla roberti is split from S.humei  (Rasmussen and Anderton 2005, Collar 2006a,BLI 1.0)

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Stachyris Hodgson, 1844

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White-breasted Babbler Stachyris grammiceps (Temminck, 1828) OR : Java

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Sooty Babbler Stachyris herberti (Baker, ECS, 1920) OR : Laos, Vietnam

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Nonggang Babbler Stachyris nonggangensis Fang & Aiwu, 2008 OR : sw China NEW Stachyris nonggangensis is a newly described species (Fang and Aiwu 2008)

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Grey-throated Babbler Stachyris nigriceps Blyth, 1844 OR : Himalayas to Borneo

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S. n. nigriceps Blyth, 1844 c and e Himalayas

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S. n. coltarti Harington, 1913 e and s Assam (ne India), n Burma and sw China

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S. n. yunnanensis La Touche, 1921 e Burma, n Thailand and s China to n and c Indochina

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S. n. rileyi Chasen, 1936 s Indochina

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S. n. dipora Oberholser, 1922 n and c Malay Pen.

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S. n. davisoni Sharpe, 1892 s Malay Pen.

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S. n. larvata (Bonaparte, 1850) Sumatra and the Lingga Arch. (e of Sumatra)

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S. n. natunensis Hartert, 1894 North Natuna Is. (off nw Borneo)

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S. n. tionis Robinson & Kloss, 1927 Tioman I. (off e Malay Pen.)

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S. n. hartleyi Chasen, 1935 nw Borneo

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S. n. borneensis Sharpe, 1887 Borneo (except nw)

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Grey-headed Babbler Stachyris poliocephala (Temminck, 1836) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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Spot-necked Babbler Stachyris strialata (Müller, S, 1836) OR : Southeast Asia, Sumatra

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S. s. helenae Delacour & Greenway, 1939 n Thailand and n Laos

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S. s. guttata (Blyth, 1859) s Burma and w Thailand

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S. s. tonkinensis Kinnear, 1938 s China and n Indochina

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S. s. swinhoei Rothschild, 1903 Hainan I. (off se China)

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S. s. nigrescentior Deignan, 1947 peninsular Thailand

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S. s. umbrosa (Kloss, 1921) ne Sumatra

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S. s. strialata (Müller, S, 1836) w Sumatra

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Snowy-throated Babbler Stachyris oglei (Godwin-Austen, 1877) OR : ne India, Burma

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Chestnut-rumped Babbler Stachyris maculata (Temminck, 1836) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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S. m. maculata (Temminck, 1836) Malay Pen., Sumatra, Borneo and Riau Arch. (south of Singapore)

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S. m. banjakensis Richmond, 1902 Banyak Is. (off nw Sumatra)

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S. m. hypopyrrha Oberholser, 1912 Batu Is. (off w Sumatra)

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White-necked Babbler Stachyris leucotis (Strickland, 1848) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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S. l. leucotis (Strickland, 1848) Malay Pen.

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S. l. sumatrensis Chasen, 1939 Sumatra

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S. l. obscurata Mayr, 1942 Borneo

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Black-throated Babbler Stachyris nigricollis (Temminck, 1836) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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White-bibbed Babbler Stachyris thoracica (Temminck, 1821) OR : Java

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S. t. thoracica (Temminck, 1821) w and c Java

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S. t. orientalis Robinson, 1918 e Java

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Chestnut-winged Babbler Stachyris erythroptera (Blyth, 1842) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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S. e. erythroptera (Blyth, 1842) Malay Pen. and North Natuna Is.

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S. e. pyrrhophaea (Hartlaub, 1844) Sumatra, Batu Is. (off w Sumatra), Bangka I. and Belitung I. (off se Sumatra)

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S. e. fulviventris (Richmond, 1903) Banyak I. (off nw Sumatra)

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S. e. bicolor (Blyth, 1865) n and e Borneo, Banggai Is. (n of Borneo)

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S. e. rufa (Chasen & Kloss, 1927) sw Borneo

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Crescent-chested Babbler Stachyris melanothorax (Temminck, 1823) OR : Java and Bali

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S. m. melanothorax (Temminck, 1823) w and c Java

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S. m. intermedia (Robinson, 1918) e Java

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S. m. baliensis (Hartert, 1915) Bali

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Stachyridopsis Oates, 1883 PHY, TAX Stachyridopsis species are removed from Stachyris (Collar & Robson 2007).

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Deignan's Babbler Stachyridopsis rodolphei (Deignan, 1939) OR : n Thailand PL Deignan's Babbler may be an aberrant Rufous-fronted Babbler (Dickinson 2003)

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Rufous-fronted Babbler Stachyridopsis rufifrons (Hume, 1873) OR : Burma to Borneo

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S. r. pallescens Ticehurst, 1932 w Burma

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S. r. rufifrons (Hume, 1873) se Burma and w Thailand

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S. r. obscura Baker, ECS, 1917 s Burma and sw Thailand

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S. r. poliogaster (Hume, 1880) s Malay Pen. and Sumatra

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S. r. sarawacensis (Chasen, 1939) nw Borneo

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Buff-chested Babbler Stachyridopsis ambigua Harington, 1915 OR : e Himalayas to s Laos

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S. a. ambigua Harington, 1915 e Himalayas, nw Burma and ne India

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S. a. planicola (Mayr, 1941) ne Burma and sw China

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S. a. adjuncta (Deignan, 1939) n and e Thailand, n Indochina

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S. a. insuspecta (Deignan, 1939) s Laos

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Rufous-capped Babbler Stachyridopsis ruficeps (Blyth, 1847) OR : Tibet to sc Vietnam, Taiwan

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S. r. ruficeps (Blyth, 1847) e Himalayas

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S. r. bhamoensis Harington, 1908 ne Burma and sw China

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S. r. davidi Oustalet, 1899 c, e and s China, n Indochina

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S. r. pagana Riley, 1940 sc Vietnam

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S. r. praecognita (Swinhoe, 1866) Taiwan

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S. r. goodsoni Rothschild, 1903 Hainan I. (off se China)

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Black-chinned Babbler Stachyridopsis pyrrhops (Blyth, 1844) OR : Himalayas

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Golden Babbler Stachyridopsis chrysaea (Blyth, 1844) OR : Himalayas to Sumatra

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S. c. chrysaea (Blyth, 1844) e Himalayas to n Burma and sw China

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S. c. binghami (Rippon, 1904) ne India and w Burma

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S. c. aurata (Meyer de Schauensee, 1938) e Burma, n Thailand, s China and n Indochina

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S. c. assimilis (Walden, 1875) se Burma and w Thailand

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S. c. chrysops (Richmond, 1902) Malay Pen.

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S. c. frigida (Hartlaub, 1865) Sumatra

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Dumetia Blyth, 1852

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Tawny-bellied Babbler Dumetia hyperythra (Franklin, 1831) OR : nc India to Sri Lanka

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D. h. hyperythra (Franklin, 1831) s Nepal to c and e India

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D. h. abuensis Harington, 1915 w India

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D. h. albogularis (Blyth, 1847) s India

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D. h. phillipsi Whistler, 1941 Sri Lanka

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Rhopocichla Oates, 1889

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Dark-fronted Babbler Rhopocichla atriceps (Jerdon, 1839) OR : w India to Sri Lanka

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R. a. atriceps (Jerdon, 1839) w to s India

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R. a. bourdilloni (Hume, 1876) sw to s India

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R. a. siccata Whistler, 1941 n and e Sri Lanka

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R. a. nigrifrons (Blyth, 1849) sw Sri Lanka

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Macronus Jardine & Selby, 1835 TAX Correct spelling of Macronous to Macronus (H&M 3rd corrigendum 8)

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Pin-striped Tit-Babbler Macronus gularis (Horsfield, 1822) OR : India, sw China, se Asia, Sumatra, Wallacea, sw Philippines. ENG Change  English name of Macronus gularis from Striped Tit-Babbler to Pin-striped Tit-Babbler with split of M.bornensis

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M. g. rubicapilla (Tickell, 1833) Nepal, Bhutan and ne India to Bangladesh and ec India

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M. g. ticehursti (Stresemann & Heinrich, 1940) w Burma

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M. g. sulphureus (Rippon, 1900) e Burma, w Thailand and sw Yunnan (s China)

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M. g. lutescens (Delacour, 1926) se Yunnan (s China), n and ne Thailand and n Indochina

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M. g. kinneari (Delacour & Jabouille, 1924) c Vietnam

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M. g. saraburiensis Deignan, 1956 ec Thailand and w Cambodia

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M. g. versuricola (Oberholser, 1922) e Cambodia and s Vietnam

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M. g. condorensis (Robinson, 1921) Con Son I. (off s Vietnam)

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M. g. connecteus (Kloss, 1918) coastal Gulf of Thailand

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M. g. archipelagicus (Oberholser, 1922) Mergui Arch. (off sw Burma)

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M. g. inveteratus (Oberholser, 1922) coastal islands off se Thailand and Cambodia

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M. g. chersonesophilus (Oberholser, 1922) c Malay Pen.

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M. g. gularis (Horsfield, 1822) s Malay Pen., Sumatra

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M. g. woodi (Sharpe, 1877) sw Philippines

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Bold-striped Tit-Babbler Macronus bornensis (Bonaparte, 1850) OR : Java, Borneo, Wallacea. AS Macronus bornensis is split from M. gularis (Collar 2006a, BLI 1.0)

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M. b. zopherus (Oberholser, 1917) Anambas Is. (e of Malay Pen.)

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M. b. everetti (Hartert, 1894) Bunguran (North Natuna Is.)

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M. b. zaperissus (Oberholser, 1932) North Natuna Is. (except Bunguran)

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M. b. argenteus (Chasen & Kloss, 1930) Banggi and Malawali Is. (off n Borneo)

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M. b. cagayanensis (Guillemard, 1885) Cagayan Sulu I. (off n Borneo)

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M. b. bornensis (Bonaparte, 1850) Borneo (except north)

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M. b. montanus (Sharpe, 1887) Sabah (n Borneo)

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M. b. javanicus (Cabanis, 1850) Java

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Grey-cheeked Tit-Babbler Macronus flavicollis (Bonaparte, 1850) OR : Java

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M. f. flavicollis (Bonaparte, 1850) Java

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M. f. prillwitzi (Hartert, 1901) Kangean I. (nw of Java)

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Grey-faced Tit-Babbler Macronus kelleyi (Delacour, 1932) OR : Laos, Vietnam

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Brown Tit-Babbler Macronus striaticeps Sharpe, 1877 OR : Philippines

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M. s. mindanensis Steere, 1890 e and s Philippines

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M. s. alcasidi duPont & Rabor, 1973 Dinagat and Siargao (se Philippines)

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M. s. striaticeps Sharpe, 1877 Basilan (off sw Mindanao)

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M. s. kettlewelli Guillemard, 1885 Sulu Arch (sw Philippines)

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Fluffy-backed Tit-Babbler Macronus ptilosus Jardine & Selby, 1835 OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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M. p. trichorrhos (Temminck, 1836) Sumatra, Batu Is.

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M. p. ptilosus Jardine & Selby, 1835 Malay Pen.

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M. p. reclusus Hartert, 1915 Borneo, Bangka and Belitung Is.

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Micromacronus Amadon, 1962

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Visayan Miniature Babbler Micromacronus leytensis Amadon, 1962 OR : Leyte, Philippines ENG Change  English name of Micromacronus leytensis from Miniature Tit-Babbler to Visayan Miniature Babbler with split of M.sordidus

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Mindanao Miniature Babbler Micromacronus sordidus Ripley & Rabor, 1968 OR : Mindanao, Philippines AS Micromacronus sordidus is split from M.leytensis (Collar 2006a,  BLI)

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Timalia Horsfield, 1821

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Chestnut-capped Babbler Timalia pileata Horsfield, 1821 OR : Nepal to Java

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T. p. bengalensis Godwin-Austen, 1872 s Nepal and ne India to Bangladesh and w Burma

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T. p. smithi Deignan, 1955 e Burma, nw Thailand and s China to n and c Indochina

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T. p. intermedia Kinnear, 1924 c and s Burma, w Thailand

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T. p. patriciae Deignan, 1955 sw Thailand

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T. p. dictator Kinnear, 1930 e Thailand and s Indochina

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T. p. pileata Horsfield, 1821 Java

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70 Fulvettas, Ground Babblers Family Pellorneidae TAX Major clade of babblers treated provisionally as the family Pellorneidae pending full revision

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Laticilla Blyth, 1845

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Rufous-vented Prinia Laticilla burnesii (Blyth, 1844) OR : Pakistan, nw India, Nepal PHY, TAX Transfer Rufous-vented Prinia from Prinia (Cisticolidae) to Laticilla (Pellorneidae) (Olsson et al 2013b)

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L. b. burnesii (Blyth, 1844) Pakistan and nw India

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L. b. nepalicola Baral, Basnet, Chaudhary, B, Chaudhary, H, Giri & Som, 2008 Nepal

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Swamp Prinia Laticilla cinerascens (Walden, 1874) OR : ne India and n Bangladesh AS, TAX Swamp Prinia is split from Rufous-vented Prinia and transferred to Laticilla (Pellorneidae) (King 1997, Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Ryan et al. 2006, Olsson et al 2013b)

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Alcippe Blyth, 1844 TAX Alcippe transferred from Timaliidae to Pellorneidae; includes Schoeniparus spp and Pseudominla pending review

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Golden-fronted Fulvetta Alcippe variegaticeps Yen, 1932 OR : sc, sw China

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Yellow-throated Fulvetta Alcippe cinerea (Blyth, 1847) OR : Himalayas to nc Vietnam

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Rufous-winged Fulvetta Alcippe castaneceps (Hodgson, 1837) OR : Himalayas to w Malaysia

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A. c. castaneceps (Hodgson, 1837) e Himalayas to w Yunnan (s China) and w Thailand

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A. c. exul Delacour, 1932 n Thailand and e Yunnan (s China) to Laos and nw Vietnam

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A. c. stepanyani Eames, JC, 2002 c Vietnam

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A. c. soror (Sharpe, 1887) Malay Pen.

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Black-crowned Fulvetta Alcippe klossi Delacour & Jabouille, 1931 OR : sc Vietnam AS Alcippe klossi is split from A.castaneceps (Collar 2006a, BLI 1.0)

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Rufous-throated Fulvetta Alcippe rufogularis (Mandelli, 1873) OR : Himalayas to sw Cambodia

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A. r. rufogularis (Mandelli, 1873) e Himalayas

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A. r. collaris Walden, 1874 ne India, e Bangladesh and nw Burma

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A. r. major (Baker, ECS, 1920) ne Burma, n and e Thailand and nc Laos

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A. r. stevensi (Kinnear, 1924) s China, ne Laos and n Vietnam

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A. r. kelleyi (Bangs & van Tyne, 1930) c Vietnam

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A. r. khmerensis (Meyer de Schauensee, 1938) se Thailand and sw Cambodia

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Rusty-capped Fulvetta Alcippe dubia (Hume, 1874) OR : Himalayas to c Vietnam

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A. d. mandellii (Godwin-Austen, 1876) e Himalayas to w Burma

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A. d. intermedia (Rippon, 1900) ne and e Burma, w Yunnan (s China)

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A. d. genestieri Oustalet, 1897 s and se China, n Indochina

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A. d. cui Eames, JC, 2002 se Laos and c Vietnam

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A. d. dubia (Hume, 1874) se Burma and w Thailand

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Dusky Fulvetta Alcippe brunnea Gould, 1863 OR : China, Taiwan

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A. b. olivacea Styan, 1896 c China

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A. b. weigoldi (Stresemann, 1923) c and e Sichuan (wc China)

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A. b. arguta (Hartert, 1910) Hainan I. (off se China)

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A. b. superciliaris (David, 1874) e and se China

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A. b. brunnea Gould, 1863 Taiwan

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Brown Fulvetta Alcippe brunneicauda (Salvadori, 1879) OR : Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo

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A. b. brunneicauda (Salvadori, 1879) Malay Pen., Sumatra, North Natuna Is. and nw Borneo

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A. b. eriphaea (Oberholser, 1922) Borneo (except nw)

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Brown-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe poioicephala (Jerdon, 1841) OR : widespread

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A. p. poioicephala (Jerdon, 1841) w India

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A. p. brucei Hume, 1870 c and s India

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A. p. fusca Godwin-Austen, 1877 e Bangladesh, ne India and n Burma

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A. p. phayrei Blyth, 1845 sw Burma

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A. p. haringtoniae Hartert, 1909 e Burma and nw Thailand

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A. p. alearis (Bangs & van Tyne, 1930) s China and n Thailand to n Indochina

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A. p. karenni Robinson & Kloss, 1923 s Burma and w Thailand

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A. p. davisoni Harington, 1915 n Malay Pen., Mergui Arch. (off sw Burma)

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Javan Fulvetta Alcippe pyrrhoptera (Bonaparte, 1850) OR : Java

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Mountain Fulvetta Alcippe peracensis Sharpe, 1887 OR : w Malaysia to s Vietnam

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A. p. annamensis Robinson & Kloss, 1919 s Laos and s Vietnam

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A. p. peracensis Sharpe, 1887 Malay Pen.

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Black-browed Fulvetta Alcippe grotei Delacour, 1936 OR : se Thailand, e Cambodia, c, s Laos, Vietnam AS Alcippe grotei is split from A.peracensis and assigned by some to Pseudominla (Robson 2000,Collar 2006a, BLI, Collar & Robson 2007)

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A. g. eremita Riley, 1936 se Thailand TAX ssp. eremita is moved from Mountain Fulvetta to Black-browed Fulvetta to correct error in subspecies allocation.

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A. g. grotei Delacour, 1936 e Cambodia, c, s Laos, Vietnam

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Grey-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe morrisonia Swinhoe, 1863 OR : Taiwan DIS Splits of Grey-cheeked Fulvetta complex restrict nominate morrisonia to endemic Taiwan species (Zou et al 2007, Song et al 2009 )

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David's Fulvetta Alcippe davidi Styan, 1896 OR : sc, s China to nw Vietnam AS ADD David's Fulvetta is split from the Grey-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe morrisonia complex (Zou et al 2007, Song et al 2009 )

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A. d. schaefferi La Touche, 1923 s China and n Vietnam

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A. d. davidi Styan, 1896 c and ec China

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Yunnan Fulvetta Alcippe fratercula Rippon, 1900 OR : s China to se Myanmar and n Indochina AS ADD Yunnan Fulvetta is split from the Grey-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe morrisonia complex (Zou et al 2007, Song et al 2009 )

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A. f. yunnanensis Harington, 1913 ne Burma and sw China

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A. f. fratercula Rippon, 1900 c Burma to s China, n Thailand and c and n Laos

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Huet's Fulvetta Alcippe hueti David, 1874 OR : se China, Hainan AS ADD Huet's Fulvetta is split from the Grey-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe morrisonia complex (Zou et al 2007, Song et al 2009 )

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A. h. hueti David, 1874 se China

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A. h. rufescentior (Hartert, 1910) Hainan I. (off se China)

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Nepal Fulvetta Alcippe nipalensis (Hodgson, 1837) OR : Himalayas to sw Burma

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A. n. nipalensis (Hodgson, 1837) c and e Himalayas to n Burma

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A. n. stanfordi Ticehurst, 1930 e Bangladesh, ne India and w Burma

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Ptilocichla Sharpe, 1877 TAX Genus transferred from Timaliidae to new babbler family Pellorneidae

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Bornean Wren-Babbler Ptilocichla leucogrammica (Bonaparte, 1850) OR : Borneo

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Striated Wren-Babbler Ptilocichla mindanensis (Blasius, W, 1890) OR : Philippines

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P. m. minuta Bourns & Worcester, 1894 Leyte and Samar

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P. m. fortichi Rand & Rabor, 1957 Bohol

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P. m. mindanensis (Blasius, W, 1890) Mindanao

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P. m. basilanica Steere, 1890 Basilan (off sw Mindanao)

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Falcated Wren-Babbler Ptilocichla falcata Sharpe, 1877 OR : Philippines

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Napothera Gray, GR, 1842 TAX Genus transferred from Timaliidae to new babbler family Pellorneidae; Napothera includes Turdinus spp and Gypsophila under review

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Rusty-breasted Wren-Babbler Napothera rufipectus (Salvadori, 1879) OR : Sumatra

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Black-throated Wren-Babbler Napothera atrigularis (Bonaparte, 1850) OR : Borneo

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Large Wren-Babbler Napothera macrodactyla (Strickland, 1844) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java

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N. m. macrodactyla (Strickland, 1844) Malay Pen.

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N. m. beauforti (Voous, 1950) Sumatra

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N. m. lepidopleura (Bonaparte, 1850) Java

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Marbled Wren-Babbler Napothera marmorata (Ramsay, RGW, 1880) OR : Malaysia, Sumatra

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N. m. grandior (Voous, 1950) Malay Pen.

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N. m. marmorata (Ramsay, RGW, 1880) Sumatra

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Limestone Wren-Babbler Napothera crispifrons (Blyth, 1855) OR : Southeast Asia

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N. c. annamensis (Delacour & Jabouille, 1928) s China and n Indochina

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N. c. calcicola Deignan, 1939 c Thailand

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N. c. crispifrons (Blyth, 1855) se Burma and w Thailand

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Streaked Wren-Babbler Napothera brevicaudata (Blyth, 1855) OR : Southeast Asia

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N. b. striata (Walden, 1871) ne India to sw Burma

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N. b. venningi (Harington, 1913) n and e Burma, sw China

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N. b. brevicaudata (Blyth, 1855) n Thailand to sw Burma

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N. b. stevensi (Kinnear, 1925) s China and n Indochina

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N. b. proxima Delacour, 1930 s Laos and c Vietnam

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N. b. rufiventer (Delacour, 1927) Lang Biang Plateau (sc Vietnam)

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N. b. griseigularis (Delacour & Jabouille, 1928) se Thailand and sw Cambodia

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N. b. leucosticta (Sharpe, 1887) s Thailand and the Malay Pen.

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Mountain Wren-Babbler Napothera crassa (Sharpe, 1888) OR : Borneo

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Eyebrowed Wren-Babbler Napothera epilepidota (Temminck, 1828) OR : widespread

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N. e. guttaticollis (Ogilvie-Grant, 1895) e Bhutan and n Assam (ne India)

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N. e. roberti (Godwin-Austen & Walden, 1875) s Assam (ne India) and nw Burma

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N. e. bakeri (Harington, 1913) e Burma

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N. e. davisoni (Ogilvie-Grant, 1910) s Burma, n and w Thailand

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N. e. amyae (Kinnear, 1925) se Yunnan (s China) and n Indochina

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N. e. delacouri Yen, 1934 ec Guangxi (s China)

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N. e. hainana (Hartert, 1910) Hainan I. (off se China)

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N. e. clara (Robinson & Kloss, 1919) c and sc Vietnam

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N. e. granti (Richmond, 1900) Malay Pen.

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N. e. diluta (Robinson & Kloss, 1916) n and w Sumatra

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N. e. mendeni Neumann, 1937 s Sumatra

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N. e. epilepidota (Temminck, 1828) Java

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N. e. exsul (Sharpe, 1888) Borneo

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Gampsorhynchus Blyth, 1844 TAX Genus transferred from Timaliidae to new babbler family Pellorneidae

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White-hooded Babbler Gampsorhynchus rufulus Blyth, 1844 OR : e Himalayas to c Burma and sw China

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Collared Babbler Gampsorhynchus torquatus Hume, 1874 OR : Burma, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Malaya AS Gampsorhynchus torquatus is split from G.rufulus (Collar 2006a, BLI 1.0)

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G. t. torquatus Hume, 1874 s Burma, n and w Thailand and s China to nw and s Laos and c and s Vietnam

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G. t. luciae Delacour, 1926 se China to ne and c Laos and n Vietnam

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G. t. saturatior Sharpe, 1888 Malay Pen.

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Ptyrticus Hartlaub, 1883 TAX Genus transferred from Timaliidae to new babbler family Pellorneidae

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Spotted Thrush-Babbler Ptyrticus turdinus Hartlaub, 1883 AF : c

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P. t. harterti Grote, 1921 c Cameroon

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P. t. turdinus Hartlaub, 1883 s Sudan and ne DRCongo

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P. t. upembae Verheyen, 1951 se DRCongo, e Angola and nw Zambia

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Illadopsis Heine, 1860 TAX Genus transferred from Timaliidae to new babbler family Pellorneidae

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Blackcap Illadopsis Illadopsis cleaveri (Shelley, 1874) AF : w, wc

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I. c. johnsoni (Büttikofer, 1889) Sierra Leone and Liberia

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I. c. cleaveri (Shelley, 1874) Ghana

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I. c. marchanti Serle, 1956 Benin and Nigeria

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I. c. batesi (Sharpe, 1901) se Nigeria to Central African Republic and Congo

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I. c. poensis Bannerman, 1934 Bioko I.

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Scaly-breasted Illadopsis Illadopsis albipectus (Reichenow, 1888) AF : c

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I. a. barakae (Jackson, 1906) se Central African Republic, ne DRCongo and s Sudan to w Kenya

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I. a. albipectus (Reichenow, 1888) w and nc DRCongo

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I. a. trensei (Meise, 1978) nw Angola

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Rufous-winged Illadopsis Illadopsis rufescens (Reichenow, 1878) AF : w

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Puvel's Illadopsis Illadopsis puveli (Salvadori, 1901) AF : w, c

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I. p. puveli (Salvadori, 1901) Senegal and Gambia to Ghana and Togo

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I. p. strenuipes (Bannerman, 1920) c Nigeria to ne DRCongo, s Sudan and w Uganda

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Pale-breasted Illadopsis Illadopsis rufipennis (Sharpe, 1872) AF : w, c

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I. r. extrema (Bates, 1930) Sierra Leone to Ghana

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I. r. bocagei (Salvadori, 1903) Bioko I.

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I. r. rufipennis (Sharpe, 1872) s Nigeria to w Kenya, nw Tanzania and south to nw Angola and c DRCongo

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I. r. distans (Friedmann, 1928) s Kenya and e Tanzania

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Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens (Cassin, 1859) AF : w, c

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I. f. gularis Sharpe, 1870 sw Senegal to sw Ghana

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I. f. moloneyana (Sharpe, 1892) se Ghana to sw Nigeria

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I. f. iboensis (Hartert, 1907) se Nigeria and sw Cameroon

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I. f. fulvescens (Cassin, 1859) s Cameroon to w Central African Republic and w DRCongo

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I. f. ugandae (van Someren, 1915) sc Central African Republic and e Congo to s Sudan, w Kenya, w Tanzania and ne Angola

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I. f. dilutior (White, CMN, 1953) nw Angola

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Mountain Illadopsis Illadopsis pyrrhoptera (Reichenow & Neumann, 1895) AF : ec

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I. p. pyrrhoptera (Reichenow & Neumann, 1895) e DRCongo to w Kenya and w Tanzania

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I. p. nyasae (Benson, 1939) n Malawi

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Jabouilleia Delacour, 1927 TAX Genus transferred from Timaliidae to new babbler family Pellorneidae

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Short-tailed Scimitar Babbler Jabouilleia danjoui (Robinson & Kloss, 1919) OR : Vietnam, Laos

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J. d. parvirostris Delacour, 1927 c Laos and c Vietnam

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J. d. danjoui (Robinson & Kloss, 1919) sc Vietnam

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Naung Mung Scimitar Babbler Jabouilleia naungmungensis Rappole, Renner, Shwe & Sweet, 2005 OR : n Burma NEW, TAX, ENG Jabouilleia naungmungensis is a newly described species (Rappole et al. 2005); Collar 2011, HBW treat as ssp of danjoui. Sister to and merged by some w Rimator (Moyle 2012, HBW). Change English name to Indochinese Wren-Babbler?

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Rimator Blyth, 1847 TAX Genus transferred from Timaliidae to new babbler family Pellorneidae

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Long-billed Wren-Babbler Rimator malacoptilus Blyth, 1847 OR : Himalayas from ne India to s China

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Sumatran Wren-Babbler Rimator albostriatus Salvadori, 1879 OR : w Sumatra AS Rimator albostriatus is split from R.malacoptilus (Collar 2006a, BLI)

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White-throated Wren-Babbler Rimator pasquieri Delacour & Jabouille, 1930 OR : nw Vietnam AS Rimator pasquieri is split from R.malacoptilus (Collar 2006a, BLI)

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Malacocincla Blyth, 1845 TAX Genus transferred from Timaliidae to new babbler family Pellorneidae

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Abbott's Babbler Malacocincla abbotti Blyth, 1845 OR : widespread

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M. a. abbotti Blyth, 1845 e Himalayas to c Malay Pen.

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M. a. krishnarajui Ripley & Beehler, 1985 e India

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M. a. williamsoni Deignan, 1948 e Thailand to s Vietnam

.

M. a. obscurior Deignan, 1948 se Thailand and sw Cambodia

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M. a. altera (Sims, 1957) c Laos and c Vietnam

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M. a. olivacea (Strickland, 1847) s Malay Pen., Sumatra

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M. a. concreta Büttikofer, 1895 Borneo and Belitung I.

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M. a. baweana Oberholser, 1917 Bawean I. (n of Java)

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Horsfield's Babbler Malacocincla sepiaria (Horsfield, 1821) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, Borneo

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M. s. tardinata Hartert, 1915 Malay Pen.

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M. s. barussana Robinson & Kloss, 1921 Sumatra

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M. s. sepiaria (Horsfield, 1821) Java and Bali

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M. s. rufiventris Salvadori, 1874 w and s Borneo

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M. s. harterti Chasen & Kloss, 1929 n and e Borneo

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Black-browed Babbler Malacocincla perspicillata (Bonaparte, 1850) OR : Borneo

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Short-tailed Babbler Malacocincla malaccensis (Hartlaub, 1844) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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M. m. malaccensis (Hartlaub, 1844) Malay Pen., Sumatra and nearby islands, Anambas Is. and North Natuna Is. (South China Sea)

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M. m. poliogenis (Strickland, 1849) Bangka, Belitung and w and s Borneo

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M. m. sordida (Chasen & Kloss, 1929) ne Borneo

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M. m. feriata (Chasen & Kloss, 1931) nw Borneo

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Ashy-headed Babbler Malacocincla cinereiceps (Tweeddale, 1878) OR : Philippines

.

Malacopteron Eyton, 1839 TAX Genus transferred from Timaliidae to new babbler family Pellorneidae

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Moustached Babbler Malacopteron magnirostre (Moore, F, 1854) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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M. m. magnirostre (Moore, F, 1854) Malay Pen., Sumatra and Anambas Is. (South China Sea)

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M. m. cinereocapilla (Salvadori, 1868) Borneo

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Sooty-capped Babbler Malacopteron affine (Blyth, 1842) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

.

Scaly-crowned Babbler Malacopteron cinereum Eyton, 1839 OR : Thailand to Java and Borneo

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M. c. indochinense (Robinson & Kloss, 1921) e Thailand, Cambodia and c and s Indochina

.

M. c. cinereum Eyton, 1839 Malay Pen., Sumatra, North Natuna Is. and Borneo

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M. c. niasense (Riley, 1937) Nias I. (off nw Sumatra)

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M. c. rufifrons Cabanis, 1850 Java

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Rufous-crowned Babbler Malacopteron magnum Eyton, 1839 OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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M. m. magnum Eyton, 1839 Malay Pen., Sumatra, North Natuna Is. and Borneo (except n)

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M. m. saba Chasen & Kloss, 1930 n Borneo

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Melodious Babbler Malacopteron palawanense Büttikofer, 1895 OR : Philippines

.

Grey-breasted Babbler Malacopteron albogulare (Blyth, 1844) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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M. a. albogulare (Blyth, 1844) Malay Pen., Sumatra

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M. a. moultoni (Robinson & Kloss, 1919) Borneo

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Trichastoma Blyth, 1842 TAX Genus transferred from Timaliidae to new babbler family Pellorneidae

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White-chested Babbler Trichastoma rostratum Blyth, 1842 OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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T. r. rostratum Blyth, 1842 Malay Pen., Sumatra and Belitung I.

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T. r. macropterum (Salvadori, 1868) Borneo and Banggi I.

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Sulawesi Babbler Trichastoma celebense Strickland, 1850 OR : Sulawesi

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T. c. celebense Strickland, 1850 n Sulawesi and nearby islands

.

T. c. connectens (Mayr, 1938) nc Sulawesi

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T. c. rufofuscum (Stresemann, 1931) c Sulawesi

.

T. c. finschi Walden, 1876 sw Sulawesi

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T. c. sordidum (Stresemann, 1938) se Sulawesi

.

T. c. togianense (Voous, 1952) Togian Is. (off nc Sulawesi)

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Ferruginous Babbler Trichastoma bicolor (Lesson, 1839) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

.

Kenopia Gray, GR, 1869 TAX Genus transferred from Timaliidae to new babbler family Pellorneidae

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Striped Wren-Babbler Kenopia striata (Blyth, 1842) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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Graminicola Jerdon, 1863 TAX MOVE Graminicola from Locustellidae (Megaluridae) to Pellorneidae (Timaliidae) positioned near Pellorneum (Alström 2006, Johansson et al 2008)

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Indian Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis Jerdon, 1863 OR : n and ne India, s Nepal, s Bhutan and n Bangladesh ENG Change  English name of Graminicola bengalensis to Indian Grassbird with split of Chinese Grassbird G. striatus

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Chinese Grassbird Graminicola striatus Styan, 1892 OR : se China, se Burma, sc Thailand, ne Vietnam and Hainan I. (off se China) AS Chinese Grassbird Graminicola striatus (including sinicus) is split from G. bengalensis (Leader et al 2010)

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G. s. sinicus Stresemann, 1923 se China

.

G. s. striatus Styan, 1892 se Burma, sc Thailand, ne Vietnam and Hainan I. (off se China)

.

Pellorneum Swainson, 1832 TAX Genus transferred from Timaliidae to new babbler family Pellorneidae

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Spot-throated Babbler Pellorneum albiventre (Godwin-Austen, 1877) OR : Southeast Asia

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P. a. albiventre (Godwin-Austen, 1877) Bhutan, s Assam (ne India) to w Burma

.

P. a. ignotum Hume, 1877 n Assam (ne India) and n Burma

.

P. a. pusillum (Delacour, 1927) se China, n Laos and n Vietnam

.

P. a. cinnamomeum (Rippon, 1900) c Burma, nw Thailand and s China to c and s Indochina

.

Marsh Babbler Pellorneum palustre Gould, 1872 OR : ne India

.

Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps Swainson, 1832 OR : widespread

.

P. r. olivaceum Jerdon, 1839 sw India

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P. r. ruficeps Swainson, 1832 w and c India

.

P. r. pallidum Abdulali, 1982 se India

.

P. r. punctatum (Gould, 1838) w Himalayas

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P. r. mandellii Blanford, 1871 Nepal to Arunachal Pradesh (ne India)

.

P. r. chamelum Deignan, 1947 s Assam (ne India) and e Bangladesh

.

P. r. pectorale Godwin-Austen, 1877 e Arunachal Pradesh (ne India) and n Burma

.

P. r. ripleyi Deignan, 1947 e Assam (ne India)

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P. r. vocale Deignan, 1951 Manipur (ne India)

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P. r. stageri Deignan, 1947 ne Burma

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P. r. shanense Deignan, 1947 e Burma to s China

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P. r. hilarum Deignan, 1947 c Burma

.

P. r. victoriae Deignan, 1947 w Burma

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P. r. minus Hume, 1873 s Burma

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P. r. subochraceum Swinhoe, 1871 se Burma and w Thailand

.

P. r. insularum Deignan, 1947 Mergui Arch. (extreme s Burma)

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P. r. acrum Deignan, 1947 w and s Thailand to the n Malay Pen.

.

P. r. chthonium Deignan, 1947 nw Thailand

.

P. r. indistinctum Deignan, 1947 extreme n Thailand

.

P. r. elbeli Deignan, 1956 ne Thailand

.

P. r. dusiti Dickinson & Chaiyaphun, 1970 ec Thailand

.

P. r. oreum Deignan, 1947 s Yunnan (s China) and n Laos and nw Vietnam

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P. r. vividum La Touche, 1921 se Yunnan (s China), n and c Vietnam

.

P. r. ubonense Deignan, 1947 ne Thailand, s Laos and ne Cambodia

.

P. r. deignani Delacour, 1951 s Vietnam and e Cambodia

.

P. r. dilloni Delacour, 1951 extreme s Vietnam and se Cambodia

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P. r. euroum Deignan, 1947 sc and se Thailand, w Cambodia

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P. r. smithi Riley, 1924 islands off se Thailand and Cambodia

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Brown-capped Babbler Pellorneum fuscocapillus (Blyth, 1849) OR : Sri Lanka

.

P. f. babaulti (Wells, T, 1919) n and e Sri Lanka

.

P. f. fuscocapillus (Blyth, 1849) wet zone of sw Sri Lanka

.

Buff-breasted Babbler Pellorneum tickelli Blyth, 1859 OR : Southeast Asia

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P. t. assamense (Sharpe, 1883) ne India and e Bangladesh to n and w Burma

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P. t. grisescens (Ticehurst, 1932) sw Burma

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P. t. fulvum (Walden, 1875) ne Burma n Thailand and s China to n Indochina

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P. t. annamense (Delacour, 1926) Cambodia and s Indochina

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P. t. tickelli Blyth, 1859 Malay Pen.

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Sumatran Babbler Pellorneum buettikoferi (Vorderman, 1892) OR : Sumatra

.

Temminck's Babbler Pellorneum pyrrogenys (Temminck, 1827) OR : Borneo, Java

.

P. p. pyrrogenys (Temminck, 1827) Java

.

P. p. erythrote (Sharpe, 1883) w Sarawak (w Borneo)

.

P. p. longstaffi (Harrisson & Hartley, 1934) nw Borneo

.

P. p. canicapillus (Sharpe, 1887) n Borneo

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Black-capped Babbler Pellorneum capistratum (Temminck, 1823) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, Borneo

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P. c. nigrocapitatum (Eyton, 1839) Malay Pen., Sumatra, Bangka, Belitung and North Natuna Is.

.

P. c. capistratoides (Strickland, 1849) w, c and s Borneo

.

P. c. morrelli Chasen & Kloss, 1929 n and e Borneo and Banggi I.

.

P. c. capistratum (Temminck, 1823) Java