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Grey-headed parrotbill

Binomial name: Psittiparus gularis, George Robert Gray, 1845

The grey-headed parrotbill (Psittiparus gularis) is a parrotbill in the family Sylviidae and is found in eastern Asia from the Himalayas to Indochina and Hainan.

Taxonomy and systematics

The grey-headed parrotbill was alternatively considered as a member of the Old World babblers (family Timaliidae) or in a distinct family Paradoxornithidae, but is now classified with the Sylviid babblers by the IOC. Until 2008, the black-headed parrotbill was also considered as a subspecies of the grey-headed parrotbill.

Distribution and habitat

The natural habitat of the grey-headed parrotbill is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Sylviidae
Genus
Psittiparus
Species
Psittiparus gularis

Synonyms

  • Paradoxornis gularis

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Grey-headed parrotbill, Psittiparus gularis in Thailand
Range map of Psittiparus gularis in Thailand