Golden Babbler Cyanoderma chryseum
(aka Stachyris chrysaea)
Golden Babbler, Mo Chu River, Punakha, Bhutan, March 2008 - click for larger image

Mo Chu River, Punakha, Bhutan
March 2008

The Golden Babbler is distributed from central Nepal to south China and southwards to the Malaysian Peninsula and Sumatra. It is found in a variety of habitats from forest and bamboo to bushes and clearings.

Golden Babbler, Mo Chu River, Punakha, Bhutan, March 2008 - click for larger image It has a golden-yellow crown with narrow black stripes and a black mask. Upperparts are yellowish-olive and underparts are yellow.

There are recordings on xeno-canto and additional information is available via Avibase .
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