Babblers (Timaliidae)

White-throated Mountain Babbler (Kupeornis gilberti) - HBW 12, p. 228

French: Phyllanthe à gorge blanche German: Weißkehltimalie Spanish: Charlatán Goliblanco

Taxonomy: Kupeornis gilberti Serle, 1949, Kupé Mountain, Cameroon.
Genus has been merged with Lioptilus, but perhaps closer to Phyllanthus; differs from latter in smaller and weaker bill with relatively broader base (less laterally compressed), more slit-like nostrils (as Turdoides), and more slender feet. Monotypic.

Distribution: SE Nigeria (Obodu Plateau) and SW Cameroon.

  • Endangered
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