Beijing babbler

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Beijing babbler
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sylviidae
Genus: Rhopophilus
Species: R. pekinensis
Binomial name
Rhopophilus pekinensis
(Swinhoe, 1868)

The Beijing babbler (Rhopophilus pekinensis), also known as the white-browed Chinese warbler, Chinese hill warbler, or Chinese bush-dweller, is a species of bird in the genus Rhopophilus.[2] Its relationships are uncertain and it has been placed in the families Cisticolidae, Timaliidae or Sylviidae. It is found in northern China and North Korea, and formerly occurred in South Korea.


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