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Sunda Scimitar-Babbler

Pomatorhinus bornensis Cabanis, JL 1851

The Sunda scimitar babbler is a species of bird in the family Timaliidae. It is endemic to Sumatra, Borneo, and Malaysia. The Sunda scimitar babbler and the Javan scimitar babbler being grouped as the chestnut-backed scimitar babbler. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Timaliidae
Genus:
   Pomatorhinus
Scientific:
  Pomatorhinus bornensis


Original description

Citation:
  Cabanis, JL 1851

Reference:
   Mus. Heineanum Th. 4, Heft 1, (1862-63) p. 84

Protonym:
  P[omatorhinus]. bornensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/49584463


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  AA735A3ABA4645C6

Avibase ID:
  avibase-AA735A3A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AA735A3A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 918539

Geographic range:

  • Pomatorhinus bornensis bornensis: Borneo
  • Pomatorhinus bornensis occidentalis: Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Bangka I.
English:
Sunda Scimitar-Babbler
French:
Pomathorin de Bornéo
Dutch:
Soendakruiplijster
Polish:
łączniak sundajski
Portuguese:
tagarela-da-sunda
Slovak:
šabľozob gaštanovochrbtý
Swedish:
sundasabeltimalia
Chinese:
巽他钩嘴鹛


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Sunda Scimitar-Babbler ( Pomatorhinus bornensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Chestnut-backed Scimitar-Babbler [bornensis or occidentalis] ( Pomatorhinus montanus [bornensis or occidentalis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Chestnut-backed Scimitar-Babbler [bornensis or occidentalis] ( Pomatorhinus montanus [bornensis or occidentalis])
Clements, version 2022:
Sunda Scimitar-Babbler ( Pomatorhinus bornensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Chestnut-backed Scimitar-Babbler (Sunda) ( Pomatorhinus montanus bornensis/occidentalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Chestnut-backed Scimitar-Babbler (Sunda) ( Pomatorhinus montanus bornensis/occidentalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Chestnut-backed Scimitar-Babbler (Sunda) ( Pomatorhinus montanus bornensis/occidentalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Sunda Scimitar-Babbler ( Pomatorhinus bornensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Sunda Scimitar Babbler ( Pomatorhinus bornensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Sunda Scimitar Babbler ( Pomatorhinus bornensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Sunda Scimitar Babbler ( Pomatorhinus bornensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Sunda Scimitar Babbler ( Pomatorhinus bornensis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pomatorhinus [montanus or bornensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


German: Rotrückensäbler (bornensis/occidentalis)
English: Chestnut-backed Scimitar-Babbler (Sunda), Chestnut-backed Scimitar-Babbler [bornensis or occidentalis], Sunda Scimitar Babbler, Sunda Scimitar-Babbler
English, HBW: Chestnut-backed Scimitar-Babbler (Sunda)
English (IOC): Chestnut-backed Scimitar Babbler (Sunda), Sunda Scimitar Babbler
English (United States): Chestnut-backed Scimitar-Babbler (Sunda)
Spanish: Cimitarra Dorsicastaña (bornensis/occidentalis)
Spanish (Spain): Cimitarra dorsicastaña (bornensis/occidentalis)
French: Pomathorin de Bornéo, Pomatorhin à dos marron (bornensis), Pomatorhin à dos marron [bornensis or occidentalis], Pomatorhin à dos marron [bornensis ou occidentalis], Pomatorhin de Bornéo
Japanese: セアカマルハシ (bornensis/occidentalis), セアカマルハシ(bornensis/occidentalis)
Scientific: Pomatorhinus bornensis, Pomatorhinus montanus [bornensis or occidentalis], Pomatorhinus montanus bornensis, Pomatorhinus montanus bornensis/occidentalis
Dutch: Soendakruiplijster
Norwegian: kastanjeryggsigdtimal (bornensis/occidentalis)
Polish: łączniak kasztanowaty (bornensis/occidentalis), łączniak sundajski
Portuguese: tagarela-da-sunda
Portuguese (Portugal): cimitarra-de-dorso-castanho (bornensis/occidentalis)
Russian: Каштановоспинный саблеклюв (bornensis/occidentalis)
Slovak: šabľozob gaštanovochrbtý, šabľozob gaštanovochrbtý (skup.)
Swedish: kastanjeryggig sabeltimalia (bornensis/occidentalis), sundasabeltimalia
Thai: นกระวังไพรหลังแดง (ซุนดา)
Turkish: Kestane sırtlı kıvrıkgaga (bornensis/occidentalis)
Chinese: 巽他钩嘴鹛

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