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Rufous-headed parrotbill

Binomial name: Psittiparus bakeri, Ernst Johann Otto Hartert, 1900

The rufous-headed parrotbill (Psittiparus bakeri), or greater rufous-headed parrotbill, is a parrotbill in the family Sylviidae and is found in eastern Asia from the eastern Himalayas to Indochina.

Taxonomy and systematics

The rufous-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. It was formerly considered as conspecific with the white-breasted parrotbill.

Distribution and habitat

The natural habitats of the rufous-headed parrotbill are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and 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 bakeri

Synonyms

  • Paradoxornis ruficeps

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Rufous-headed parrotbill, Psittiparus bakeri in Thailand
  • Mae Moei National Park

Range map of Psittiparus bakeri in Thailand

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