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Pomatostomidae - Australo-Papuan babblers

Gray-crowned BabblerThere are 5 species of small to medium sized birds in this family. They are found in Australia and New Guinea.

Australo-Papuan babblers live in flocks of 20-40 birds and are very social and noisy! They feed on insects on the ground.

They are usually brown to gray in color and have long tails and long, pointed, slightly curved bills.

Four species are found in arid and open areas. One species, the New Guinea Babbler (Pomatostomus isidorei), is found in the forests of New Guinea.

 

World Status Key
Least ConcernLeast Concern Near ThreatenedNear Threatened VulnerableVulnerable EndangeredEndangered Critically EndangeredCritically Endangered extinct in the wildExtinct in Wild extinctExtinct
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist. If no status is listed, there is not enough data to establish status.

US Status Key
Threatened in USThreatened in US Threatened in New HampshireThreatened in NH Endangered in USEndangered in US Endangered in NHEndangered in NH IntroducedIntroduced breeds in nhBreeds in NH
US Fish and Wildlifeand NH Fish and Game

  New Hampshire Species

 

 North/Central American Species

None
  None

Other Species Around the World

Africa Africa Asia Asia Australia Australia/Oceania Europe Europe North America North America South America South America New Hampshire Species NH

Hall's Babbler - Pomatostomus halli Least Concern Australia
New Guinea Babbler - Pomatostomus isidorei Least Concern Asia Australia
Chestnut-crowned Babbler - Pomatostomus ruficeps Least Concern Australia
  White-browed Babbler - Pomatostomus superciliosus Least Concern Australia
Gray-crowned Babbler - Pomatostomus temporalis Least Concern Asia Australia

Additional Information

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Chestnut-crowned Babbler - Pomatostomus ruficeps Photos Video Least Concern Australia
The chestnut-crowned babbler is found in Australia.
Source: Internet Bird Collection Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Gray-crowned Babbler - Pomatostomus temporalis Photos Video Least Concern Asia Australia
The gray-crowned babbler is found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea.
Source: Internet Bird Collection Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Hall's Babbler - Pomatostomus halli Photos Least Concern Australia
Hall's babbler is found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea.
Source: Internet Bird Collection Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

New Guinea Babbler - Pomatostomus isidorei Video Least Concern Asia Australia
The New Guinea babbler is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
Source: Internet Bird Collection Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

White-browed Babbler - Pomatostomus superciliosus Photos Video Audio Least Concern Australia
The white-browed babbler is found in Australia.
Source: Internet Bird Collection Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No