Stachyris roberti (Godwin-Austen & Walden, 1875) - Cachar Wedge-billed Babbler

Subspecies in India

This is also known as the Chevron-breasted Babbler.
 

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

 

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Stachyris roberti - Cachar Wedge-billed Babbler



This species is uncommon. It inhabits tall tree evergreen forests of India (mainly in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, and Manipur), China, and Myanmar at 300m-2,010m altitude. It congregates in a small flock and mostly forages on boring beetles and woodlice. Its breeding season occurs during May-June (BirdLife International 2018).

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 logging and shifting cultivation (BirdLife International 2018).
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
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
Total1

BirdLife International 2018. Stachyris roberti . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22734558A132182969. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22734558A132182969.en. Accessed on 16 February 2020.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Stachyris roberti (Godwin-Austen & Walden, 1875) – Cachar Wedge-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/stachyris-roberti, accessed 2024/06/25.