|Species:||L. The conservation status of a Species is an indicator of the likelihood of that species remaining extant either in the present day or the near future Least Concern ( LC) is an IUCN category assigned to extant species or lower taxa which have been evaluated but do not qualify for any other category Chordates ( Phylum Chordata) are a group of Animals that includes the Vertebrates together with several closely related Invertebrates Birds ( class Aves) are bipedal endothermic ( Warm-blooded) Vertebrate animals that lay eggs. The Old World babblers or timaliids are a large family of mostly Old World Passerine Birds They are rather diverse in size and coloration Leiothrix is a genus in the Old World babbler family. Among the Old World babblers proper they belong to a Clade also containing at least the lutea|
The Red-billed Leiothrix, Leiothrix lutea, is a member of the Old World babbler family. Giovanni Antonio Scopoli (sometimes Latinized as Johannes Antonius Scopoli) ( June 3, 1723 &ndash May 8, 1788) was a Tyrolian The Old World babblers or timaliids are a large family of mostly Old World Passerine Birds They are rather diverse in size and coloration It is a common cagebird and amongst aviculturists it goes by various names: Pekin Robin, Pekin Nightingale, Chinese Nightingale and Japanese (Hill) Robin, the last being a misnomer as it is not native to Japan. Aviculture is the practice of keeping and often breeding birds and the culture that forms around it
Adults have bright red bills and a dull yellow ring around their eyes. Their backs are dull olive green and have a bright yellow-orange throat with a yellow chin; females are somewhat duller than males, and juveniles have black bills.
The Red-billed Leiothrix is native to Southern Asia. It has also been introduced on the Hawaiian Islands and small populations of escapees have existed in Japan since the 1980s. The Hawaiian Islands, once known as the Sandwich Islands, form an Archipelago of 19 Islands and Atolls numerous smaller For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics.
- ^ BirdLife International (2004). Leiothrix lutea. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN Red List or Red Data List) created in 1963 is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 12 May 2006. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern
- Collar, N. J. & Robson C. 2007. Family Timaliidae (Babblers) Pp. 70 - 291 in; del Hoyo, J. , Elliott, A. & Christie, D. A. eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. HBW_-_Taxonomygif|right|frame|(400 × 258 pixels file size38KBMIME typeimage/gif|HBW-Page on Taxonomy]]HBW-accounts_8-082-083_copia 12. Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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