Species Details

@Tan Kok Hui

Pygmy Cupwing (Wren Babbler) Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Pnoepyga pusilla
Family : Pnoepygidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : Pygmy Cupwing (Wren Babbler) are tiny birds with a really short tail. They are decorated with olive brown feathers above and white or orange tinge below. Their lowerback and wing feathers are boldly spotted with brown. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Zarin Tasnim,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Tan Kok Hui (www.inaturalist.org/people/Tan Kok Hui ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;more information, please contact us.