Species of Thailand
Malacopteron affine, Edward Blyth, 1842
(In Thai: นกกินแมลงหัวสีคล้ำ)
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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Category / Seasonal Status
Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Rare
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Malacopteron affine
- Thai: นกกินแมลงหัวสีคล้ำ
Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)
Near Threatened (BirdLife)
Critically Endangered (ONEP)
Critically Endangered (BCST)