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Macronus gularis chersonesophilus - Kaeng Krachan.jpg
Pin-striped tit-babbler, (Macronus gularis)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Timaliidae
Genus: Macronus
Jardine & Selby, 1835

Macronus, the tit-babblers, are a genus of passerine birds in the Timaliidae family. This genus's name is frequently misspelled as Macronous.[1]

The genus includes the following species:[1]


  1. ^ a b Gill, Frank; Donsker, David, eds. (2016). "Babblers & fulvettas". World Bird List Version 6.4. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 15 December 2016. 
  • 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.