Scaly babbler

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Scaly babbler
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Leiothrichidae
Genus: Turdoides
Species: T. squamulata
Binomial name
Turdoides squamulata
(Shelley, 1884)

The scaly babbler (Turdoides squamulata) is a species of bird in the Leiothrichidae family. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Turdoides squamulata". 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.