White-browed Scimitar Babbler
Location: Hathikhira Tea Estate, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 24th March 2013
Equipment: Nikon D300s with Nikkor 300mm + 1.7x TC
The Old World babblers or timaliids are a large family of mostly Old World passerine birds. They are rather diverse in size and coloration, but are characterised by soft fluffy plumage. These are birds of tropical areas, with the greatest variety in southeast Asia. The American Wrentit is an enigmatic species that was in recent times placed with the Old World babblers but may, in fact, not belong here. The timaliids are one of two unrelated...