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Category:Chrysomma - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Chrysomma


This genus contains two or three Babblers (or Warblers) from SE-Asia.
They have a very short deep bill, a long graduated tail with the outher feathers about half the length of the central ones and a clear, simple voice.


Chrysomma is a genus in the Family Paradoxornithidae.
It was formerly placed in the Family Timaliidae or Sylviidae.
Rufous-tailed Babbler is sometimes included in this genus (and Jerdon's Babbler is also placed in the genus Moupinia).

Genus Chrysomma viewedit
C. sinense Yellow-eyed Babbler
C. altirostre Jerdon's Babbler


  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2007. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 12: Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553422
  2. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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Pages in category ‘Chrysomma’

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