Rufous-headed parrotbill

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Rufous-headed parrotbill
Greater Rufous-headed Parrotbill - Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary - Arunachal Pradesh, India.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sylviidae
Genus: Psittiparus
Species: P. bakeri
Binomial name
Psittiparus bakeri
Hartert, 1900
Synonyms

Paradoxornis ruficeps

The rufous-headed parrotbill or greater rufous-headed parrotbill (Psittiparus bakeri) is a parrotbill often placed with the Old World babblers (family Timaliidae) or in a distinct family Paradoxornithidae, but it actually seems to belong to the Sylviidae.

It is found in Eastern Himalaya, Bangladesh, China, India,[1] Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

It was formerly considered conspecific with the white-breasted parrotbill (P. ruficeps).

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