Rufous-throated wren-babbler

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Rufous-throated wren-babbler
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Rufous-throated wren-babbler
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Timaliidae
Genus: Spelaeornis
Species: S. caudatus
Binomial name
Spelaeornis caudatus
(Blyth, 1845)

The rufous-throated wren-babbler (Spelaeornis caudatus) is a species of bird in the Timaliidae family. It is found in Bhutan, India, and Nepal.

Its natural habitat is the Eastern Himalayan broadleaf forests. It is becoming rare due to 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.