White-headed Babbler

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The White-headed Babbler is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

White-headed Babblers Turdoides affinis for a Pied Crested Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus chick.". Ibis 124 (2): 179–183. doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.1982.tb03758.x. 9. ^ Raj,PJ Sanjeeva (1964). "Communal breeding in the Whiteheaded Babbler in Tambaram, Madras State.". J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 61 (1): 181–183. 10. ^ Perera, M. Sandun J. (2007). "Brood Parasitism by Pied Cuckoos on the Yellow-billed Babbler" (PDF). Siyoth 2 (2): 42–43. More

White-headed Babblers of peninsular India and Sri Lanka. The upperparts are usually slightly darker in shade and there is some mottling on the throat and breast. The race T. s. somervillei of Maharastra has a very rufous tail and dark primary flight feathers.The Jungle Babbler can be separated from the White-headed Babbler by the dark loreal zone between the bill and the eye as well as the lack of a contrasting light crown. More

I should say that the White-headed Babbler breeds all over the plain country of Southern India, not ascending the hills to any great elevation. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Timaliidae
Genus : Turdoides
Species : leucocephala
Authority : Cretzschmar, 1827