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

Taxonomic Notes:

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/)


Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

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).

References:
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.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2020. Spelaeornis chocolatinus (Godwin-Austen & Walden, 1875) – Naga Wren Babbler. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.14. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/1686/Spelaeornis-chocolatinus
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