Hartlaub's babbler

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Hartlaub's babbler
Hartlaub's babbler (Turdoides hartlaubii) - Flickr - Lip Kee.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Leiothrichidae
Genus: Turdoides
Species: T. hartlaubii
Binomial name
Turdoides hartlaubii
(Barboza du Bocage, 1868)

Hartlaub's babbler or Angola babbler (Turdoides hartlaubii) is a species of bird in the Leiothrichidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the German physician and ornithologist Gustav Hartlaub.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Turdoides hartlaubii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 180–159–160. 
  • 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.

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