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Category:Turdinus - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Turdinus


This genus would contains up to 10 species from southeast Asia.

They are all chunky medium-sized babblers with strong legs, feet and claws. The rump feathers are notably copious, they have long rictal bristles and a rather dark plumage with scalloped, marbled and diffusely streaked patterings. Their songs are simple.


Turdinus is a genus in the Family Pellorneidae.
Species formerly included in this genus have been found in the genus Napothera, [[:Category:Malacocincla |Malacocincla]] or Gypsophila.

Genus Turdinus viewedit
T. macrodactylus Large Wren-Babbler
T. atrigularis Black-throated Wren-Babbler
T. marmoratus Marbled Wren-Babbler


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. 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

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Pages in category ‘Turdinus’

The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total.