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The Yellow-billed Babbler or White-headed Babbler

Turdoides affinis

Description:

The nominate subspecies is found in Andhra Pradesh, south of the Godavari river and Karnataka south of Belgaum into Tamil Nadu. It prefers lower altitudes and drier habitats than the Jungle Babbler but sometimes is found alongside it. The Sri Lankan subspecies is found in the lowlands and hills up to about 1500m avoiding heavy forest.[4]

Habitat:

is endemic to southern India and Sri Lanka,The nominate subspecies is found in Andhra Pradesh, south of the Godavari river and Karnataka south of Belgaum into Tamil Nadu. It prefers lower altitudes and drier habitats than the Jungle Babbler but sometimes is found alongside it. The Sri Lankan subspecies is found in the lowlands and hills up to about 1500m avoiding heavy forest.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Saber
Saber 8 years ago
Jungle Babbler
Turdoides striata Jungle Babbler


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2 Comments

Dilek Cifci
Dilek Cifci 8 years ago

Nice shot!

thanks saber :)

India

Spotted on Jun 22, 2011
Submitted on Feb 2, 2012

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