Red-collared babbler

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Red-collared babbler
Kupeornis rufocinctus 1909.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Leiothrichidae
Genus: Kupeornis
Species: K. rufocinctus
Binomial name
Kupeornis rufocinctus
(Rothschild, 1908)

The red-collared babbler (Kupeornis rufocinctus), also known as the red-collared mountain-babbler, is a species of bird in the family Leiothrichidae. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Kupeornis rufocinctus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  • 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.