Temminck's babbler

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Temminck's babbler
Temminck's babbler (above)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pellorneidae
Genus: Pellorneum
Species: P. pyrrogenys
Binomial name
Pellorneum pyrrogenys
(Temminck, 1827)
  • Trichastoma pyrrogenys (Temminck, 1827)
  • Malacopteron erythrote

The Temminck's babbler (Pellorneum pyrrogenys) is a species of bird in the Pellorneidae family. It is found in Borneo and Java. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

This bird's common name commemorates the Dutch naturalist Coenraad Jacob Temminck.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Trichastoma pyrrogenys". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 335–336. 
  • 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.