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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A babbler of small size or otherwise resembling a wren: indiscriminately applied to various such timeliine birds. See Alcippe, 2, babbler, 2, hill tit (under tit), hill-wrens (under wren), tit-babbler, and Timelia, with various cuts.

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  • The hotspot also has five endemic bird genera, each represented by a single species: golden-crested myna (Ampeliceps coronatus), short-tailed scimitar-babbler (Jabouilleia danjoui) and wedge-billed wren-babbler (Sphenoicichla humei).

    Biological diversity in Indo-Burma

  • Of these, eleven are near-endemic species, and one, the rufous-throated wren-babbler, is a strict endemic that is restricted to the Eastern Himalayan Broadleaf Forests.

    Eastern Himalayan broadleaf forests

  • Rusty-throated wren-babbler, not seen for 60 years, rediscovered in the Himalayas in 2004.

    Lost and found

  • Rusty-throated wren-babbler, not seen for 60 years, rediscovered in the Himalayas in 2004.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • The new species resembles a wren-babbler in that it prefers running to flying, and seems to spend most of its time on the ground foraging for insects, Zhou said.

    Signs of the Times

  • The new species resembles a wren-babbler of the genus Napothera in that it prefers running to flying, and seems to spend most of its time on the ground foraging for insects between rocks and under fallen leaves, Zhou said.

    The Jakarta Post Breaking News

  • The new species resembles a wren-babbler of the genus Napothera in that it prefers running to flying, and seems to spend most of its time on the ground foraging for insects between rocks and under fallen leaves, Zhou said.

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  • The new species resembles a wren-babbler in that it prefers running to flying, and seems to spend most of its time on the ground foraging for insects, Zhou said.

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  • The new species resembles a wren-babbler in that it prefers running to flying, and seems to spend most of its time on the ground foraging for insects, Zhou said.

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  • The new species resembles a wren-babbler in that it prefers running to flying, and seems to spend most of its time on the ground foraging for insects.

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