White-hooded babbler

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White-hooded babbler
Gampsorhynchus rufulus juv.jpg
Juveniles show rufous head
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pellorneidae
Genus: Gampsorhynchus
Species: G. rufulus
Binomial name
Gampsorhynchus rufulus
Blyth, 1844

The white-hooded babbler (Gampsorhynchus rufulus) is a species of bird in the Pellorneidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, and Nepal. 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.