Chestnut-backed scimitar babbler

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Chestnut-backed scimitar babbler
Rotrückensäbler Pomatorhinus montanus 01-05-2009.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Timaliidae
Genus: Pomatorhinus
Species: P. montanus
Binomial name
Pomatorhinus montanus
Horsfield, 1821

The chestnut-backed scimitar babbler (Pomatorhinus montanus) is a species of bird in the Timaliidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.



  • 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.