Giant babax

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Giant babax
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Leiothrichidae
Genus: Babax
Species: B. waddelli
Binomial name
Babax waddelli
Dresser, 1905

Ianthocincla waddelli

The giant babax (Babax waddelli) is a species of bird in the Leiothrichidae family. It is found in India and Tibet and threatened by habitat loss. The binomial name commemorates the British explorer Laurence Waddell.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Babax waddelli". 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.