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Arabian Babbler

Argya squamiceps (Cretzschmar, 1827)

The Arabian babbler is a passerine bird until recently placed in the genus Turdoides. It is a communally nesting resident bird of arid scrub in the Middle East which lives together in relatively stable groups with strict orders of rank. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Leiothrichidae
Genus:
   Argya
Scientific:
  Argya squamiceps


Original description

Citation:
  (Cretzschmar, 1827)

Reference:
  AtlasReis.nord.Afr.Vog.[Ruppell](1826) p.19 pl.12

Protonym:
  Malurus squamiceps

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37140745


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E99FE2FE9B88115E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E99FE2FE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E99FE2FE


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 563558

Geographic range:

  • Argya squamiceps squamiceps: Arabian Peninsula (Dead Sea depression to sw Saudi Arabia)
  • Argya squamiceps yemensis: Yemen and Aden
  • Argya squamiceps muscatensis: Arabian coast of Gulf of Oman
English:
Arabian Babbler
Catalan:
tordenc àrab
Czech:
argie arabská
Danish:
Arabisk Larmdrossel
German:
Graudrosselhäherling
Spanish:
Turdoide Árabe
Spanish (Spain):
Turdoide Árabe
Finnish:
arabiantimali
French:
Cratérope écaillé
Croatian:
arabijski drozdalj
Hungarian:
arab rigótimália
Icelandic:
Grátuldri
Italian:
Garrulo arabo
Japanese (romaji):
arabiayabuchimedori
Japanese:
アラビアヤブチメドリ
Lithuanian:
Arabinė strazdinė timalija
Dutch:
Arabische Babbelaar
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Arabarskrikjetrast
Norwegian:
Araberskriketrost
Polish:
tymal arabski
Portuguese:
Zaragateiro-árabe
Russian:
Ававийская дроздовка
Slovak:
timáliovec tamariškový
Serbian:
Arabijska brbljuša
Swedish:
arabskriktrast
Ukrainian:
Кратеропа аравійська
Chinese:
阿拉伯鸫鹛
Chinese (Traditional):
阿拉伯褐鶇鶥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Cratérope écaillé ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Cratérope écaillé ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Turdoides squamiceps [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Turdoides squamiceps [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Turdoides squamiceps [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Arabian Babbler ( Turdoides squamiceps) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Arabian Babbler ( Argya squamiceps) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turdoides squamiceps [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Turdoides squamiceps [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Arabiese katlagter
Arabic: الثرثارة العربية
Belarusian: Арабская драздовая цімелія
Bulgarian: Арабски баблер
Catalan: tordenc àrab
Czech: argie arabská, Timálie šedá
Welsh: Preblyn Arabia
Danish: Arabisk Larmdrossel
German: Graudrosselhäherling, Graudrossling, Grau-Drossling, Grauelsterhäherling
Greek: Αραβoφλύαρoς
English: Arabian Babbler, Brown Babbler
English, HBW: Arabian Babbler
English (IOC): Arabian Babbler
English (United States): Arabian Babbler
Esperanto: Skvama moktimalio
Spanish: Tordalino Arábigo, Tordoide árabe, Turdoide Árabe
Spanish (Spain): Turdoide Árabe
Spanish (HBW): Turdoide árabe
Estonian: araabia vadavilbas
Finnish: Arabiantimali
French: Cratérope arabe, Cratérope écaillé
Frisian: Arabyske babbeler
Irish: Cabaire Arabach
Galician: Zaragateiro da Arabia
Hebrew: זנבן, זנבן ערבי
Croatian: arabijski drozdalj
Hungarian: arab rigótimália
Icelandic: Grátuldri
Italian: Garrulo arabo, Garrulo d'Arabia
Japanese (romaji): arabiamorichimedori, arabiayabuchimedori
Japanese: アラビアモリチメドリ, アラビアヤブチメドリ
Scientific: Argya squamiceps, Argya squamiceps squamiceps, Crateropus squamiceps, Malurus squamiceps, Turdoides squamiceps, Turdoides squamiceps squamiceps
Lithuanian: Arabinė strazdinė timalija, Arabinė timalija
Latvian: Arābijas tarkšķis
Macedonian: Арапски брборец
Dutch: Arabische babbelaar
Norwegian Nynorsk: Arabarskrikjetrast
Norwegian: Araberskriketrost
Polish: dżunglotymal arabski, tymal arabski
Portuguese: Zaragateiro-árabe
Portuguese (Portugal): Zaragateiro-árabe
Romanian: Flecar arab
Russian: Ававийская дроздовка, Арабская дроздовая тимелия, Арабский серый дрозд, Аравийская дроздовка
Northern Sami: Arábiatimali
Slovak: timáliovec tamariškový
Slovenian: arabski drozgač
Serbian: Arabijska brbljuša
Swedish: Arabskriktrast
Turkish: Arabistan Yedikardeşi, Arap Yedikardeşi
Ukrainian: Кратеропа аравійська
Chinese: 阿拉伯鸫鹛
Chinese (Traditional): 阿拉伯褐鶇鶥

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