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Species of Thailand

Large scimitar babbler

Erythrogenys hypoleucos, Edward Blyth, 1844

(In Thai: นกระวังไพรปากยาว)

The large scimitar babbler (Erythrogenys hypoleucos) is a species of bird in the family Timaliidae.

It is found in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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

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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

Erythrogenys hypoleucos

Common names

  • Thai: นกระวังไพรปากยาว


  • Erythrogenys hypoleucos hypoleucos, Edward Blyth, 1844

    Range: Assam to Bangladesh and West Myanmar

  • Erythrogenys hypoleucos tickelli, Allan Octavian Hume, 1877

    Range: South Yunnan to s Myanmar, Thailand and North Indochina


  • Pomatorhinus hypoleucos, Edward Blyth (1844)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)


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Large scimitar babbler

Range Map

Distribution map of Large scimitar babbler, Erythrogenys hypoleucos in Thailand
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Saket District, Chiang Mai
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Khon San District, Chaiyaphum
  • Khun Tan District, Chiang Rai
  • Kui Buri National Park
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Nam Nao National Park
  • Pachee River Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Pang Sida National Park
  • Phu Foi Lom National Park
  • Phu Khiao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Phu Kradueng National Park
  • Phu Suan Sai National Park
  • Phu Wiang National Park
  • Pran Buri District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Sai Yok National Park
  • Sakaerat Environmental Research Station
  • Tat Mok National Park
  • Thap Lan National Park
  • Thung Salaeng Luang National Park
  • Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Erythrogenys hypoleucos in Thailand