Stachyris oglei (Godwin-Austen, 1877) - Snowy-throated 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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This rare species is found in India and Myanmar. It inhabits moist evergreen forests and shrublands on the hilly areas of Arunachal Pradesh (between 300m-900m asl). It breeds during April-July in the ravines and for wintering, it congregates and moves to the shrubs on the hillside (BirdLife International 2017).

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 2,500-9,999 individuals. The major threat to this species is unknown, a possible threat to its persistence could be habitat disturbance due to logging and agriculture (BirdLife International 2017).

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 2017. Stachyris oglei (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22716261A110271639. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T22716261A110271639.en. Accessed on 11February 2020.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Stachyris oglei (Godwin-Austen, 1877) – Snowy-throated 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/stachyris-oglei, accessed 2024/06/25.