Babblers (Timaliidae)

Grey-breasted Babbler (Ophrydornis albogularis) - HBW 12, p. 198

French: Akalat à gorge blanche German: Graubrust-Zweigtimalie Spanish: Tordina Pechigrís
Other common names: White-throated Babbler

Taxonomy: S[etaria]. albogularis Blyth, 1844, “Singapore”.
Usually placed in genus Malacopteron, but differs in appearance and behaviour, and bill rather more broad-based. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • albogularis ( Blyth, 1844) - Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra.
  • moultoni Robinson & Kloss, 1919 - Borneo.