Pin-striped Tit-Babbler

Scientific Name: Mixornis gularis
Malay Name: Kekicau-Berjalur Biasa
Chinese Name: 纹胸巨鹛

Range:
Found from Indian subcontinent to southern China and Southeast Asia

Taxonomy:
Polytypic. Subspecies are: rubicapilla, ticehursti, sulphureus, lutescens, kinneari, saraburiensis, versuricola, condorensis, connectens, archipelagicus, inveteratus, gularis, woodi.

Local Subspecies: gularis

Size: 12.5-14 cm

Identification:
Adult has rufous crown, wings and tail, olive-brown back/mantle and yellowish head-sides and underparts with broad streaks at throat and breast. Juvenile looks plainer/paler than adult.

Similar looking species: Chestnut-winged Babbler

Habitat: Forest and wooded area.

Behaviour/Ecology: Gregarious and forages near the ground.

Local Status: Common resident

Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2016)

Location: Central Catchment Forest, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Dairy Farm Nature Park, Bukit Batok Nature Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens and Sentosa.

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External Links:
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link

References:
BirdLife International. (2016). Mixornis gularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016. Downloaded on 2 September 2021
Robson, C. (2008). A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia. New Holland Publishers.
Wells, D. (1999). Birds of Thai-Malay Peninsula. Academic Press.