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Category:Dasycrotapha - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Dasycrotapha


This genus contains only a single species, the Flame-templed Babbler.
It stands outh with its unusual plumage pattern and its Mesia-like song.1
Visayan Pygmy Babbler and Mindanao Pygmy Babbler were formerly placed in genus Sterrhoptilus.


Dasycrotapha is a genus in the Family Zosteropidae.
This genus was formerly merged in the genus Stachyris and placed in the family Timaliidae.

Genus Dasycrotapha viewedit
D. speciosa Flame-templed Babbler
S. pygmaeus Visayan Pygmy Babbler
S. plateni Mindanao Pygmy 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, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist

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Pages in category ‘Dasycrotapha’

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