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Spelaeornis badeigularis Ripley, 1948 – Mishmi Wren Babbler

Taxonomic Notes:

This is also known as the Rusty-throated Wren Babbler.

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

This rare and endemic species is found only in Arunachal Pradesh, India. It inhabits dense subtropical forests on the hilly regions of Arunachal Pradesh (at the heights of 1,800m-2,400m asl) (BirdLife International 2017). 

Conservation Status:  

According to the IUCN Red List Assessment, the population of this species is declining, with the current population estimate of 1,500-7,000 individuals. The major threat to this species is habitat disturbance which is due to cutting trees for timber extraction and large scale- agriculture (BirdLife International 2017).

BirdLife International 2017. Spelaeornis badeigularis (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22716118A110161374. Accessed on 10 February 2020.

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Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2023. Spelaeornis badeigularis Ripley, 1948 – Mishmi Wren 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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