Tawny-breasted wren-babbler

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Tawny-breasted wren-babbler
Tawny-breasted Wren-Babbler, Cherapunjee, Meghalaya.jpg
Tawny-breasted wren-babbler, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Timaliidae
Genus: Spelaeornis
Species: S. longicaudatus
Binomial name
Spelaeornis longicaudatus
(Moore, 1854)

The tawny-breasted wren-babbler (Spelaeornis longicaudatus) is a species of bird in the Timaliidae family. It is endemic to Northeast India.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  • 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.