Short-tailed scimitar babbler

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Short-tailed scimitar babbler
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pellorneidae
Genus: Jabouilleia
Species: J. danjoui
Binomial name
Jabouilleia danjoui
(Robinson & Kloss, 1919)

Rimator danjoui

The short-tailed scimitar babbler (Jabouilleia danjoui) is a species of bird in the family Pellorneidae. It is found in Laos and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It is threatened by habitat loss. The Naung Mung scimitar babbler was formerly considered a distinct species, but is now considered conspecific.


  • 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.