Chestnut-faced Babbler (Zosterornis whiteheadi) - HBW 12, p. 151
French: Timalie de Whitehead
Spanish: Timalí de Whitehead
Other common names: Whitehead's Babbler/Tree-babbler
Taxonomy: Zosterornis whiteheadi Ogilvie-Grant, 1894, mountains of northern Luzon, Philippines.
Genus usually merged into Stachyris. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- whiteheadi Ogilvie-Grant, 1894 - N & C Luzon, in N Philippines.
- sorsogonensis ( Rand & Rabor, 1967) - SE Luzon.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Two birds in a tree, moving and calling. Locality Sagada, Mountain Province, Luzon, Philippines
Desmond Allen 4 years ago 19 sec 3.8
side view, partially concealed Locality Mount Polis, Mountain Province, Luzon, Philippines (ssp whiteheadi)
Martin Kennewell 18 March 2012 1 year ago 7 sec 3
side view perched in bush, then (at quarter speed) front view flying from perch Locality Mount Polis, Mountain Province, Luzon, Philippines (ssp whiteheadi)
Martin Kennewell 18 March 2012 1 year ago 11 sec 3
Chestnut-faced Babbler is an philippine endemic bird found only in Luzon Island. They prefer mountain areas and make loud whistl Locality Luzon, Philippines
llimchiu 10 April 2009 4 years ago 43 sec 2.7