Spot-breasted scimitar babbler

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Spot-breasted scimitar babbler
Pomatorhinus mcclellandi.jpg
at Khonoma, Nagaland
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Timaliidae
Genus: Pomatorhinus
Species: P. mcclellandi
Binomial name
Pomatorhinus mcclellandi
Godwin-Austen, 1870

The spot-breasted scimitar babbler (Pomatorhinus mcclellandi) is a species of bird in the Timaliidae family.

It is found in Eastern Himalaya and western Myanmar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  • 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.