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Jerdon's Babbler
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sylviidae
Genus: Chrysomma
Species: C. altirostre
Binomial name
Chrysomma altirostre
(Jerdon, 1862)

Moupinia altirostris
Pyctorhis altirostris
Pyctorhis griseigularis
Timalia altirostris The conservation status of a species is an indicator of the likelihood of that species continuing to survive either in the present day or the future. ... Image File history File links Status_iucn3. ... This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN Red List and Red Data List), created in 1963, is the worlds most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species and can be found here. ... Scientific classification or biological classification is a method by which biologists group and categorize species of organisms. ... “Animalia” redirects here. ... Typical Classes See below Chordates (phylum Chordata) are a group of animals that includes the vertebrates, together with several closely related invertebrates. ... “Aves” redirects here. ... Families Many, see text A passerine is a bird of the giant order Passeriformes. ... Genus Many: see text The Old World Warblers, family Sylviidae, are a group of more than 280 small insectivorous passerine bird species. ... In biology, binomial nomenclature is the formal method of naming species. ... Thomas Claverhill Jerdon (1811 - 1872) was a British physician, zoologist and botanist. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... In scientific nomenclature, synonyms are different scientific names used for a single taxon. ...

Jerdon's Babbler Chrysomma altirostre is a passerine bird from South Asia. Formerly placed in the Timaliidae family - hence the common name "babbler" -, the genus Chrysomma and its relatives are actually closer to the typical warblers and parrotbills in the Sylviidae (Jønsson & Fjeldså 2006). Families Many, see text A passerine is a bird of the giant order Passeriformes. ... “Aves” redirects here. ... Map of South Asia (see note on Kashmir). ... Genera almost 50: see text The Old World babblers are a large family of Old World passerine birds. ... In biological classification, family (Latin: familia, plural familiae) is 1) a rank or 2) a taxon in that rank. ... For other uses of the word, please see Genus (disambiguation). ... Species 19, see text The parrotbills are a group of peculiar birds native to East and Southeast Asia, though feral populations are known from elsewhere. ... Genus Many: see text The Old World Warblers, family Sylviidae, are a group of more than 280 small insectivorous passerine bird species. ...

It is classified as Vulnerable by the IUCN. The nominate subspecies from Myanmar, the Myanmar Jerdon's Babbler ( Chrysomma altirostre altirostre) seems already to be extinct. It occurred in tall-grass habitat in the floodplains of the Ayeyarwady River from Bhamo to Bago and up the Sittang River nearly to Taungoo. It was last seen in July 1941 in habitat fragments at Myitkyo, wtith the last specimen taken in 1914 or perhaps as late as the mid-1930s. Due to the inaccessibility of its range and consequent lack of fieldwork, it might conceivably still exist.(Collar et al. 2001, BLI 2006) The conservation status of a species is an indicator of the likelihood of that species continuing to survive. ... The World Conservation Union or International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) is an international organization dedicated to natural resource conservation. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... In biology and ecology, extinction is the ceasing of existence of a species or group of species. ... This picture shows the flood plain following a 1 in 10 year flood on the Isle of Wight. ... The Ayeyarwady River or Irrawaddy River (Burmese: ; MLCTS: ) is a river that flows through Burma (Myanmar). ... Bhamo is a city in Kachin State in Myanmar, located 186 km south from the capital of Myitkyina. ... The 54-m Shwethalyaung Buddha, constructed in 994 A.D. by King Migadepa Bago, formerly Pegu, is a city and the capital of Bago Division in Myanmar. ... The Sittang is a river in Myanmar. ... Taungoo (Burmese: ; MLCTS: , also known as Toungoo) is a city in the Bago Division of Myanmar, located 220 km from Yangon, towards the northern end of the division, with mountain ranges to both east and west. ...

Of the Sind Jerdon's Babbler (C. a. scindicum) from the Indus basin and the Terai Jerdon's Babbler (C. a. griseigularis) of the sub-Himalayan plains, together less than 10000 mature birds are believed to remain. Its threat category VU A2c+3c (BLI 2004). This means that its population has declined by an estimated 30% and is expected to continue to do so for another decade at least. The reasons are not fully understood, but the population reduction is probably related to habitat destruction for agriculture and flood control. The Indus is a river; the Indus River. ... Basin has several meanings: Look up basin in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Perspective view of the Himalaya and Mount Everest as seen from space looking south-south-east from over the Tibetan Plateau. ... Habitat destruction is a process of land use change in which one habitat-type is removed and replaced with some other habitat-type. ... A flood (in Old English flod, a word common to Teutonic languages; compare German Flut, Dutch vloed from the same root as is seen in flow, float) is an overflow of water, an expanse of water submerging land, a deluge. ...


  • BirdLife International (BLI) (2004). Chrysomma altirostre. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 03 April 2007. Database entry includes justification for why this species is vulnerable
  • BirdLife International (BLI) (2006): Species factsheet: Chrysomma altirostre. Retrieved 2007-APR-26.
  • Collar, Nigel J.; Andreev, A. V.; Chan, S.; Crosby, M. J.; Subramanya, S. & Tobias, J. A. (editors) (2001): Chrysomma altirostre In: Threatened Birds of Asia: The BirdLife International Red Data Book: 2112-2119. BirdLife International. ISBN 0946888442



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