Taiwan wren-babbler

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Taiwan wren-babbler
Taiwan Wren-Babbler - Taiwan S4E8523 (19551633761).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pnoepygidae
Genus: Pnoepyga
Species: P. formosana
Binomial name
Pnoepyga formosana
Ingram, 1909

Pnoepyga albiventer formosana

The Taiwan wren-babbler or Taiwan cupwing (Pnoepyga formosana) is a species of passerine bird in the family Pnoepygidae. The species is endemic to the island of Taiwan. It was treated for a long time as a subspecies of the scaly-breasted wren-babbler.


  • 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.