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Rufous-crowned babbler

Binomial name: Malacopteron magnum, Thomas Campbell Eyton, 1839

The rufous-crowned babbler (Malacopteron magnum) is a species of bird in the Pellorneidae family.

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Thailand.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Pellorneidae
Genus
Malacopteron
Species
Malacopteron magnum

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Rufous-crowned babbler, Malacopteron magnum in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Sri Phang-nga National Park
  • Takua Pa District, Phang Nga
  • Thale Ban National Park

Range map of Malacopteron magnum in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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