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Stachyris humei (Mandelli, 1873) – Sikkim Wedge-billed Babbler

Taxonomic Notes:

This is also known as the Blackish-breasted 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. It inhabits broadleaf evergreen forests of the hilly regions of India (Sikkim, West Bengal, and Arunachal Pradesh), Nepal and Bhutan at the heights of 900m-1950m. During winters, it descends to the lower altitudes (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).

References:
BirdLife International 2018. Stachyris humei . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22735087A132184950. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22735087A132184950.en. Accessed on 16 February 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2020. Stachyris humei (Mandelli, 1873) – Sikkim Wedge-billed Babbler. Satose, V., V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.14. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/1701/Stachyris-humei
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