Red-billed scimitar babbler

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Red-billed scimitar babbler
Above, Pomatorhinus ferruginosus albogularis and below, Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps stenorhynchus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Timaliidae
Genus: Pomatorhinus
Species: P. ochraceiceps
Binomial name
Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps
Walden, 1873

The red-billed scimitar babbler (Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps) is a species of bird in the family Timaliidae. It is found in Northeast India, Southeast Asia and adjacent parts of southern China.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.


  • 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.