SPECIES

Trilling Shrike-Babbler Pteruthius aenobarbus Scientific name definitions

Guy M. Kirwan, Nigel Collar, and Craig Robson
Version: 2.0 — Published May 20, 2022

Breeding

Introduction

Poorly known.

Phenology

Breeds May–June.

Nest Site

Microhabitat

Nest is usually suspended within a high tree fork.

Nest

Structure and Composition

The species builds a shallow cup-shaped nest camouflaged with moss and bound with spider webs.

Eggs

Color and Surface Texture

The eggs are described as being pale gray speckled with purple (20, 21, 22).

Size

Mean size 19.5 × 14.5 mm (20, 21, 22).

Incubation

No information.

Hatching

No information.

Young Birds

No information.

Parental Care

No information.

Cooperative Breeding

No information.

Brood Parasitism by Other Species

No information.

Fledgling Stage

No information.

Immature Stage

No information.

Recommended Citation

Kirwan, G. M., N. Collar, and C. Robson (2022). Trilling Shrike-Babbler (Pteruthius aenobarbus), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (B. K. Keeney, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.cfsbab1.02