Rufous-crowned babbler

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Rufous-crowned babbler
Rufous-crowned Babbler.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pellorneidae
Genus: Malacopteron
Species: M. magnum
Binomial name
Malacopteron magnum
Eyton, 1839

The rufous-crowned babbler (Malacopteron magnum) is a species of bird in the Pellorneidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Thailand. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  • 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.