Babblers (Timaliidae)

Spot-throated Babbler (Pellorneum albiventre) - HBW 12, p. 196

French: Akalat à gorge tachetée German: Weißbauch-Erdtimalie Spanish: Tordina Golipinta
Other common names: Brown/Plain Brown/White-bellied Babbler

Taxonomy: Neornis albiventris Godwin-Austen, 1877, Sengmai, Manipur, India.
Four subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • ignotum Hume, 1877 - SE Bhutan E to NE India (Arunachal Pradesh) and adjacent N Myanmar.
  • albiventre (Godwin-Austen, 1877) - NE Indian hill states S of R Brahmaputra, also NE Bangladesh and W Myanmar.
  • cinnamomeum (Rippon, 1900) - E Myanmar, NW Thailand, S China (W & SW Yunnan), NW Laos and C & S Vietnam (C & S Annam).
  • pusillum (Delacour, 1927) - S China (SE Yunnan E to SW Guangxi) and N Vietnam (N Tonkin).