Pale-throated wren-babbler

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Pale-throated wren-babbler
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Timaliidae
Genus: Spelaeornis
S. kinneari
Binomial name
Spelaeornis kinneari
Delacour & Jabouille, 1930

Spelaeornis chocolatinus kinneari

The pale-throated wren-babbler (Spelaeornis kinneari) is a bird species in the family Timaliidae. It was until recently considered a subspecies of the long-tailed wren-babbler; the IUCN for example started recognizing it as distinct species in 2008.[2] It is endemic to Vietnam[3]

Its natural habitat are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. This is one of the common and widespread taxa in the Long-tailed wren-babbler species complex; it is therefore classified as a Species of Least Concern by the IUCN.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International. 2018. Spelaeornis kinneari. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22734553A131746885. Downloaded on 19 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b BLI (2008)
  3. ^ Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015. Downloaded from