Red-collared Mountain-Babbler

The Red-collared Mountain-Babbler is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Red-collared Mountain-babbler (Kupeornis rufocinctus) is a species of bird in the Timaliidae family. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes. It is threatened by habitat loss. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Kupeornis rufocinctus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007. * Collar, N. J. More

Red-collared Mountain-babbler Kupeornis rufocinctus 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Near Threatened Justification This species is listed as Near Threatened owing to its moderately small range in which its habitat is threatened by slash-and-burn agriculture. If the species is found to occupy a small, declining range, it may qualify for uplisting to higher threat category. More

Red-collared Mountain-Babbler Kupeornis rufocinctus = Described by: Rothschild (1908) Alternate common name(s): Red-collared Mountain-babbler, Red-collared Babbler, Red-collared Flycatcher-babbler, Blackcap Old scientific name(s): Lioptilus rufocinctus Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range E. Zaire (Mt. Musokolo) to w. Ruanda. More

Additionally, Red-collared Mountain-Babbler is relatively common. We walked the Waterfall Trail from the park HQ at Gisakura, where we readily saw Neumann More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Timaliidae
Genus : Kupeornis
Species : rufocinctus
Authority : (Rothschild, 1908)