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White-browed Shrike-babbler
White-browed Shrike-babbler

 

The White-browed Shrike-babbler (Pteruthius flaviscapis) is a bird species traditionally considered an aberrant Old World babbler and placed in the family Timaliidae. It ranges across Southeast Asia and the Indian Subcontinent and is found in Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Feeds on insects but takes also berries and seeds.

Usually seen singly, in pairs or small groups of 6 - 15 birds, often in mixed flocks with other species. Forages slowly in higher canopy. Not shy and aggressive towards other birds. The nest is a loose cradle or shallow cup made of rootlets, fibres, tendrils and some twigs. It's placed 4 to 16m above the ground in a tree fork. Lays 2 - 5 eggs. Resident species.

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