Flame-templed Babbler

Flame-templed Babbler
Flame-templed Babbler
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Timaliidae
Genus: Dasycrotapha
Tweeddale, 1878
Species: D. speciosa
Binomial name
Dasycrotapha speciosa
(Tweeddale, 1878)

Stachyris speciosa (Tweeddale, 1878)

The Flame-templed Babbler (Dasycrotapha speciosa) is a species of bird of the Timaliidae family, in the monotypic genus Dasycrotapha.[1] It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]

Further reading

  • Collar, N. J. & Robson, C. 2007. Family Timaliidae (Babblers) pp. 70 – 291 in; del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12. Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.


  1. ^ Thomas M. Brooks, John D. Pilgrim, Ana S. L. Rodrigues & Gustavo A. B. Da Fonseca (2005). "Conservation status and geographic distribution of avian evolutionary history". In Andy Purvis, John L. Gittleman & Thomas Brooks. Phylogeny and Conservation. Conservation Biology. 8. Cambridge University Press. pp. 267–294. ISBN 9780521825023. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=3W_TN0790vEC&pg=PA292. 
  2. ^ BirdLife International 2004. Dasycrotapha speciosa. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007.

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