Australo-Papuan Babblers

(Family Pomatostomidae)

Four species occur in Australia, including three endemics, Hall’s Babbler Pomatostomus halli, White-browed Babbler P. superciliosus and Chestnut-crowned Babbler P. ruficeps. The Grey-crowned Babbler P. temporalis extends into southern New Guinea. Gregarious, normally seen foraging on the ground or sunbathing in low shrubs. They have a decurved beak and short, rounded wings.

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