Species of Thailand

Chestnut-capped babbler

Timalia pileata, Thomas Horsfield, 1821

(In Thai: นกกินแมลงกระหม่อมแดง)

The chestnut-capped babbler (Timalia pileata) is a passerine bird of the family Timaliidae. It is monotypic within the genus Timalia.

Distribution

This bird is native in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.

The Sukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve in Nepal represents the western limit of its distribution.

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Category / Seasonal Status

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Timaliidae
Genus
Timalia
Species
Timalia pileata

Common names

  • Thai: นกกินแมลงกระหม่อมแดง

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Chestnut-capped babbler
Chestnut-capped babbler
Chestnut-capped babbler

Range Map

Distribution map of Chestnut-capped babbler, Timalia pileata in Thailand
  • Ban Phai District, Khon Kaen
  • Bang Phra Non-Hunting Area
  • Bangkok Province
  • Bueng Boraped Non-Hunting Area
  • Chae Hom District, Lampang
  • Chatturat District, Chaiyaphum
  • Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Chiang Khong District, Chiang Rai
  • Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Phu Kha National Park
  • Doi Suthep - Pui National Park
  • Erawan National Park
  • Fang District, Chiang Mai
  • Hang Chat District, Lampang
  • Huai Nam Dang National Park
  • Kaeng Khro District, Chaiyaphum
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Kamphaeng Saen District, Nakhon Pathom
  • Kanthararom District, Sisaket
  • Kantharawichai District, Maha Sarakham
  • Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park
  • Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Khao Yoi District, Phetchaburi
  • Khun Tan District, Chiang Rai
  • Mae Ai District, Chiang Mai
  • Mae Mo District, Lampang
  • Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai
  • Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai
  • Mae Tha, Lampang District, Lampang
  • Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
  • Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi
  • Mueang Khon Kaen District, Khon Kaen
  • Mueang Lampang District, Lampang
  • Mueang Lamphun District, Lamphun
  • Mueang Maha Sarakham District, Maha Sarakham
  • Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Mueang Pan District, Lampang
  • Mueang Phetchaburi District, Phetchaburi
  • Mueang Sa Kaeo District, Sa Kaeo
  • Mueang Surin District, Surin
  • Nam Nao National Park
  • Nam Phong National Park
  • Nong Bong Khai Non-Hunting Area
  • Nong Han Lake
  • Nong Suea District, Pathum Thani
  • Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Pak Phli District, Nakhon Nayok
  • Pang Sida National Park
  • Pha Daeng National Park
  • Phu Chi Fa Forest Park
  • Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park
  • Phu Khiao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Pran Buri District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi
  • Sakaerat Environmental Research Station
  • San Sai District, Chiang Mai
  • Sop Prap District, Lampang
  • Thap Lan National Park
  • Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Wiang Kaen District, Chiang Rai
Range map of Timalia pileata in Thailand