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Abbott's Babbler
File:Abbotts Babbler (Malacocincla abbotti).png
In Shatchari, Sylhet, Bangladesh
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Telluraves
Clade: Australaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Superfamily: Sylvioidea
Genus: Malacocincla
Species: M. abbotti
Binomial name
Malacocincla abbotti
Blyth, 1845
  • Trichastoma abbotti
  • Turdinus abbotti

Abbott's Babbler (Malacocincla abbotti) is a species of bird in the Timaliidae family. It is widely distributed along the Himalayas in South Asia and extending into the forests of Southeast Asia. They are short-tailed and stout birds which forage in pairs in dense undergrowth close to the ground and detected by their calls.

Other names

Common Brown Babbler.[2]



Similar species


Abbott's Babbler usually moves around in pairs close to the ground.






  1. ^ Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named IUCN
  2. ^ "Abbott's Babbler". BirdForum. 17 September 2009. Retrieved 8 August 2011. 

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