Melodious babbler

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Melodious babbler
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pellorneidae
Genus: Malacopteron
Species: M. palawanense
Binomial name
Malacopteron palawanense
Büttikofer, 1895

The melodious babbler (Malacopteron palawanense) is a species of bird in the Pellorneidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  • 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.