Mindanao miniature babbler

The Mindanao miniature babbler (Micromacronus sordidus) is a bird species in the family Cisticolidae. It was formerly included in M. leytensis as a subspecies, is now usually held to be a distinct species, M. sordidus.

Mindanao miniature babbler
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cisticolidae
Genus: Micromacronus
M. sordidus
Binomial name
Micromacronus sordidus
Ripley & Rabor, 1968

Micromacronus leytensis sordidus

M. sordidus is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Its status is insufficiently known.


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