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

Taxonomic Notes:

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/)


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 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).

References:
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.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2020. Stachyris roberti (Godwin-Austen & Walden, 1875) – Cachar 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/2746/Stachyris-roberti
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