Scarlet-faced liocichla

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Scarlet-faced liocichla
Liocichla phoenicea - Chiang Mai.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Leiothrichidae
Genus: Liocichla
Species: L. ripponi
Binomial name
Liocichla ripponi
(Oates, 1900)

Liocichla phoenicea ripponi

The scarlet-faced liocichla (Liocichla ripponi) is a bird in the Leiothrichidae family. It recently was split from the red-faced liocichla, although some taxonomists consider it to be conspecific. It is found in Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and southern China.


  • 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.