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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- Psittiparus bakeri
- Paradoxornis ruficeps
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)