Pygmy wren-babbler

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Pygmy wren-babbler
Pygmy Wren-Babbler - Gunung Gede, West Java, Indonesia.jpg
At Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park, West Java, Indonesia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pnoepygidae
Genus: Pnoepyga
Species: P. pusilla
Binomial name
Pnoepyga pusilla
Hodgson, 1845

The pygmy wren-babbler or pygmy cupwing (Pnoepyga pusilla) is a species of bird in the Pnoepyga wren-babblers family, Pnoepygidae. It is found in southern and eastern Asia from the Himalayas to the Lesser Sunda Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Doi Inthanon National Park - Thailand (flash photo)


  • 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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