Chatarrhaea longirostris (F. Moore, 1854) - Slender-billed Babbler

Subspecies in India

This species is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)

 

 

 

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Chatarrhaea longirostris - Slender-billed Babbler



This species is rare. It inhabits lowland grasslands, up to the height of 2,000m, in India (mainly in Meghalaya and Assam), Nepal, Myanmar, and Bangladesh. It breeds during March-June (BirdLife International 2016).

Conservation Status:  

This species is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)

 


According to the IUCN Red List Assessment, the population of this species is declining, with the current population estimate of 1,500-7,000 individuals. The threat to its persistence habitat disturbance due to large-scale agriculture and burning of grasslands for better growth during its breeding season (BirdLife International 2016).
 

 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total
BirdLife International 2016. Chatarrhaea longirostris . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22716358A94492115. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22716358A94492115.en. Accessed on 12 February 2020.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Chatarrhaea longirostris (F. Moore, 1854) – Slender-billed Babbler. In Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.17. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.birdsofindia.org/chatarrhaea-longirostris, accessed 2024/06/25.