Search:
Advance search
 

Aves > Passeriformes > Leiothrichidae > Chatarrhaea

Chatarrhaea longirostris (F. Moore, 1854) – Slender-billed Babbler

Taxonomic Notes:

This species is listed as Vulnerable 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 rare. It inhabits lowland grasslands, up to the height of 2,000m, in India (mainly in Meghalaya and Assam), Nepal, Myanmar, and Bangladesh. It breeds during March-June (BirdLife International 2016).

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 1,500-7,000 individuals. The threat to its persistence habitat disturbance due to large-scale agriculture and burning of grasslands for better growth during its breeding season (BirdLife International 2016).

References:
BirdLife International 2016. Chatarrhaea longirostris . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22716358A94492115. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22716358A94492115.en. Accessed on 12 February 2020.


Aves > Passeriformes > Leiothrichidae > Chatarrhaea


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2020. Chatarrhaea longirostris (F. Moore, 1854) – Slender-billed 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/1734/Chatarrhaea-longirostris
Share on facebook email page Share by email