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Chrysomma altirostre Jerdon, 1862 – Jerdon's Babbler

Taxonomic Notes:

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is rare. It inhabits inland wetlands and grasslands on the river banks and floodplains of India (mainly in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh), Nepal, Pakistan, Myanmar, and Bangladesh. It is often found in small groups or pairs (BirdLife International 2016). 

Conservation Status:

According to the IUCN Red List Assessment, the population of this species is declining, with the current population estimate of 2,500-9,999 individuals. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to large-scale agriculture and commercial developments (BirdLife International 2016).

BirdLife International 2017. Chrysomma altirostre (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22716326A111106627. Accessed on 10 February 2020.

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2023. Chrysomma altirostre Jerdon, 1862 – Jerdon's Babbler. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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