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Black-headed Shrike-babbler Pteruthius rufiventer rufiventer   - Adult female
Black-headed Shrike-babbler
Photographer : © John & Jemi Holmes
Location :Nangunhe National Nature Reserve, southwest Yunnan Province, China
Date : Late December 2012
English synonyms:Black-headed Shrike Babbler, Rufous-bellied Shrike Babbler, Rufous-bellied Shrike-Babbler
Bird Family :Timaliidae - Babblers, Babaxes, Mesia, Leiothrix, Cutias, Barwings, Minlas, Fulvettas, Crociases, Sibias, Yuhinas, Myzornis, Parrotbills & Rhabdornises
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Two subspecies:
rufiventer: most of the species range from Central Nepal eastwards through NE India (Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur), Western & Northern Myanmar to Western & Central Yunnan in China.
delacouri in the Fansipan Mountains of Tonkin in Vietnam.
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