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Birds of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Sooty-capped babbler

Binomial name: Malacopteron affine, Edward Blyth, 1842

The sooty-capped babbler (Malacopteron affine) is a member of the family Pellorneidae.

The sooty-capped babbler is also known in Malay as rimba tinjau belukar. Its main diet is small insects.

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 affine

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Sooty-capped babbler, Malacopteron affine in Thailand
Range map of Malacopteron affine in Thailand