Babblers (Timaliidae)

Melodious Babbler (Malacopteron palawanense) - HBW 12, p. 198

French: Akalat de Palawan German: Palawanzweigtimalie Spanish: Tordina de Palawan
Other common names: Palawan Babbler, Red-headed Tree-babbler

Taxonomy: Malacopteron palawanense Büttikofer, 1895, Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines.
Forms a superspecies with M. magnum; sometimes thought possibly conspecific. Monotypic.

Distribution: Palawan and Balabac, in W Philippine Is.