Capuchin babbler

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Capuchin babbler
CrateropusHaynesiSmit.jpg
Illustration by Joseph Smit, 1883
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Leiothrichidae
Genus: Phyllanthus
Lesson, 1844
Species: P. atripennis
Binomial name
Phyllanthus atripennis
(Swainson, 1837)
Synonyms
  • Crateropus haynesi

The capuchin babbler (Phyllanthus atripennis) is a species of bird in the Leiothrichidae family.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found in Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

References[edit]

  • 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.