Babblers (Timaliidae)

Slender-billed Babbler (Turdoides longirostris) - HBW 12, p. 216

French: Cratérope à bec fin German: Schlankschnabeldrossling Spanish: Turdoide Picofino

Taxonomy: Pyctorhis longirostris F. Moore, 1854, Nepal.
Individuals of this species reported from SW Myanmar have not yet been assigned to race. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • longirostris (F. Moore, 1854) - SC Nepal and adjacent Oudh Tarai (NW Bihar, in India), also NE India from N West Bengal E through R Brahmaputra plains to Assam.
  • arcana (Koelz, 1954) - Manipur (NE India).