Trilling shrike-babbler

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Trilling shrike-babbler
Pteruthius aenobarbus Java.jpg
Male, Java
Not recognized (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Vireonidae
Genus: Pteruthius
Species: P. aenobarbus
Binomial name
Pteruthius aenobarbus
(Temminck, 1835)

The trilling shrike-babbler (Pteruthius aenobarbus) is a species of bird in the family Vireonidae. It is endemic to the island of Java. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It used to be considered the nominate subspecies of the chestnut-fronted shrike-babbler.


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