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Nepal Wren Babbler Pnoepyga immaculata  
Nepal Wren Babbler
Photographer : © Nikhil Devasar
Location :nr Dehra Dun, Uttarakhand, India
Date : 24 Feb 2003
English synonyms:Nepal Wren-Babbler, Immaculate Cupwing, Immaculate Wren-Babbler, Immaculated Wren Babbler
Bird Family :Timaliidae - Babblers, Babaxes, Mesia, Leiothrix, Cutias, Barwings, Minlas, Fulvettas, Crociases, Sibias, Yuhinas, Myzornis, Parrotbills & Rhabdornises
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Bird mist-netted at Bikram Grewal's farm on the western bank of the upper Tons River just north west of Dehra Dun. The site is at about 1000m.

Note the relatively long, strong bill and the lack of spotting on the upperparts, compared with Pygmy Wren Babbler Pnoepyga pusilla and Scaly-breasted Wren Babbler Pnoepyga albiventer.