Visayan Pygmy-Babbler

Scientific Name
Dasycrotapha pygmaea
Conservation Status
Near Threatened (NT)

Recent Nearby Sightings

Wikipedia Article

The Visayan Pygmy Babbler (Sterrhoptilus pygmaeus) is a bird species endemic to the Philippines. The genus Sterrhoptilus was formerly included in Stachyris . It was placed in the family Timaliidae, but found recently to be better placed in the family Zosteropidae. It was formerly included with the Mindanao Pygmy Babbler (S. plateni) under the common name of "Pygmy Babbler". Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is becoming rare due to habitat loss.