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Grey-sided Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus swinhoei swinhoei  
Grey-sided Scimitar Babbler
Photographer : © Summer Wong / Summer Wong Bird Tour
Location :Wuyuan, Jiangxi, China
Date : 2 December 2014
English synonyms:Spot-breasted Scimitar Babbler, Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler, Gray-sided Scimitar-Babbler
Bird Family :Timaliidae - Babblers, Babaxes, Mesia, Leiothrix, Cutias, Barwings, Minlas, Fulvettas, Crociases, Sibias, Yuhinas, Myzornis, Parrotbills & Rhabdornises
Red Data Status :Least Concern
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Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to China.
Formerly considered a subspecies of Pomatorhinus erythrocnemis and sometimes Pomatorhinus erythrogenys. Now treated as a separate species following Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.
P. s. swinhoei - E Jiangxi, S Anhui, NW & C Fujian
P. s. abbreviatus - Guangxi, S Hunan, N Guangdong
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