Bare-cheeked babbler

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Bare-cheeked babbler
Turdoides gymnogenys, Epupa-Kamanjab pad, Birding Weto, a.jpg
Two in dry woodland, Namibia
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Leiothrichidae
Genus: Turdoides
T. gymnogenys
Binomial name
Turdoides gymnogenys
(Hartlaub, 1865)
  • Aethocichla gymnogenis Sharpe, 1883

The bare-cheeked babbler (Turdoides gymnogenys) is a species of bird in the Leiothrichidae family. It is found in Angola and Namibia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

Individual at Hobatere, Namibia


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Turdoides gymnogenys". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  • Collar, N. J. & Robson, C. 2007. Family Timaliidae (Babblers) pp. 70 – 291 in; del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12. Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

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