Bagobo Babbler (Leonardina woodi) - HBW 12, p. 204
French: Akalat de Wood
Spanish: Tordina de Mindanao
Taxonomy: Leonardia woodi Mearns, 1905, Todaya, 4000 feet [c. 1220 m], Mount Apo, Mindanao, Philippines.
Original genus name, but that name was invalid, as preoccupied. Genus often merged with Trichastoma or with Malacocincla, but differs from both in its longer tarsus, shorter toes, rounded (rather than oval) nostril, thinner bill, proportionately longer tail, and very different song. Specimen from Mt Puting Bato (E Mindanao) distinctive, and likely to be described as a race. Currently treated as monotypic.
Distribution: Mindanao, in S Philippine Is.
- Least Concern
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