Spelaeornis chocolatinus (Godwin-Austen & Walden, 1875) - Naga Wren Babbler

Subspecies in India

This is also known as the Streaked Long-tailed Wren Babbler.

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

 

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Spelaeornis chocolatinus - Naga Wren Babbler



This species is uncommon and endemic. It inhabits montane evergreen forests with rich vegetation in hilly regions at 1,200m-3,100m in Nagaland and Manipur (BirdLife International 2016).

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Near Threatened 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 2,500-9,999 individuals. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to clearance and logging for small-scale agriculture (BirdLife International 2016).
 
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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
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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BirdLife International 2016. Spelaeornis chocolatinus . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22735151A95103673. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22735151A95103673.en. Accessed on 16 February 2020.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Spelaeornis chocolatinus (Godwin-Austen & Walden, 1875) – Naga Wren 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/spelaeornis-chocolatinus, accessed 2024/06/24.