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Large scimitar babbler

Thai: นกระวังไพรปากยาว

Binomial name: Erythrogenys hypoleucos, Edward Blyth, 1844

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

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

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

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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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Distribution map of Large scimitar babbler, Erythrogenys hypoleucos in Thailand

Range map of Erythrogenys hypoleucos in Thailand

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