Chin Hills wren-babbler

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Chin Hills wren-babbler
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Timaliidae
Genus: Spelaeornis
Species: S. oatesi
Binomial name
Spelaeornis oatesi
(Rippon, 1904)

Spelaeornis chocolatinus oatesi

The Chin Hills wren-babbler (Spelaeornis oatesi) is a bird species in the family Timaliidae. It was until recently considered a subspecies of the long-tailed wren-babbler; the IUCN for example started recognizing it as distinct species in 2008.[2]

It is found in India and Myanmar. Its natural habitat are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is therefore classified as a Species of Least Concern by the IUCN.[1][2]