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Category:Pellorneidae - BirdForum Opus

Family: Pellorneidae. Fulvettas and Ground Babblers


Fulvettas and Ground Babblers from Asia and Africa.


Pellorneidae is a family in the Order Passeriformes.

This family was created with the reorganisation of the Old World Babblers Timaliidae.
All genera were formerly included in Timaliidae. Robsonius was first placed here but is now moved to Locustellidae.

Family Pellorneidae viewedit

Genus Graminicola viewedit
G. bengalensis Indian Grassbird
G. striatus Chinese Grassbird

Genus Turdinus viewedit
T. macrodactylus Large Wren-Babbler
T. atrigularis Black-throated Wren-Babbler
T. marmoratus Marbled Wren-Babbler

Genus Malacopteron viewedit
M. palawanense Melodious Babbler
M. magnirostre Moustached Babbler
M. affine Sooty-capped Babbler
M. cinereum Scaly-crowned Babbler
M. magnum Rufous-crowned Babbler
M. albogulare Grey-breasted Babbler

Genus Gampsorhynchus viewedit
G. rufulus White-hooded Babbler
G. torquatus Collared Babbler

Genus Schoeniparus viewedit
S. cinereus Yellow-throated Fulvetta
S. castaneceps Rufous-winged Fulvetta
S. klossi Black-crowned Fulvetta
A. variegaticeps Gold-fronted Fulvetta
S. brunneus Dusky Fulvetta
S. rufogularis Rufous-throated Fulvetta
S. dubius Rusty-capped Fulvetta

Genus Pellorneum viewedit
P. ruficeps Puff-throated Babbler
P. fuscocapillus Brown-capped Babbler
P. palustre Marsh Babbler
P. capistratum Black-capped Babbler
P. malaccensis Short-tailed Babbler
P. cinereiceps Ashy-headed Babbler
P. albiventre Spot-throated Babbler
P. tickelli Buff-breasted Babbler
P. buettikoferi Sumatran Babbler
P. pyrrogenys Temminck's Babbler
P. rostratum White-chested Babbler
P. bicolor Ferruginous Babbler
P. celebense Sulawesi Babbler

Genus Laticilla viewedit
L. burnesii Rufous-vented Grass Babbler
L. cinerascens Swamp Grass Babbler

Genus Illadopsis viewedit
I. fulvescens Brown Illadopsis
I. rufipennis Pale-breasted Illadopsis
I. distans Tanzanian Illadopsis
I. pyrrhoptera Mountain Illadopsis
I. cleaveri Blackcap Illadopsis
I. albipectus Scaly-breasted Illadopsis
I. turdina Spotted Thrush-Babbler
I. puveli Puvel's Illadopsis
I. rufescens Rufous-winged Illadopsis

Genus Kenopia viewedit
K. striata Striped Wren-Babbler

Genus Malacocincla viewedit
M. abbotti Abbott's Babbler
M. sepiaria Horsfield's Babbler
Skull t.png M. perspicillata
Black-browed Babbler Skull t.png

Genus Gypsophila viewedit
G. crassus Mountain Wren-Babbler
G. brevicaudatus Streaked Wren-Babbler
G. annamensis Annam Limestone Babbler
G. calcicola Rufous Limestone Babbler
G. crispifrons Variable Limestone Babbler
G. rufipectus Rusty-breasted Wren-Babbler

Genus Ptilocichla viewedit
P. leucogrammica Bornean Wren-Babbler
P. mindanensis Striated Wren-Babbler
P. falcata Falcated Wren-Babbler

Genus Napothera viewedit
N. epilepidota Eyebrowed Wren-Babbler
N. malacoptilus Long-billed Wren-Babbler
N. albostriatus Sumatran Wren-Babbler
N. pasquieri White-throated Wren-Babbler
N. naungmungensis Naung Mung Scimitar Babbler
N. danjoui Short-tailed Scimitar Babbler


  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2007. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 12: Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553422
  2. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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