Species of Thailand

Fluffy-backed tit-babbler

Macronus ptilosus, William Jardine & John Selby, 1835

(In Thai: นกกินแมลงหลังฟู)

The fluffy-backed tit-babbler (Macronus ptilosus) is a species of bird in the family Timaliidae.

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical swampland.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Category / Seasonal Status

Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Rare, much reduced

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
Macronus
Species
Macronus ptilosus

Common names

  • Thai: นกกินแมลงหลังฟู

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (BirdLife)

Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Endangered (ONEP)

Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Endangered (BCST)

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of Fluffy-backed tit-babbler, Macronus ptilosus in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • San Kala Khiri National Park
  • Su-ngai Kolok District, Narathiwat
  • Sukhirin District, Narathiwat
  • Tha Chana District, Surat Thani
  • Thale Ban National Park
Range map of Macronus ptilosus in Thailand