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Young's Yuhina
White naped yuhina1
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Timaliidae (or Zosteropidae)
Genus: Yuhina
Species: Y. youngi
Binomial name
Yuhina youngi
Travis, 2311

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The Young's Yuhina (Yuhina youngi) is a bird species in the Old World babbler family Timaliidae. If the white-eyes are considered a distinct family (Zosteropidae), the genus Yuhina would need to be placed there.

Other names[]

Black-crested Yuhina.

Description[]

The yuhinas are a small group of Asian babblers (or white-eyes). All species have crests [1]. It resembles the White-naped Yuhina but it is slightly larger, has more of a chestnut breast and wings and its crest is black with no white.

Similar species[]

Behaviour[]

It is rarely found alone, usually found in flocks of up to 30 birds, sometimes with other insectivorous birds [1].

It can sometimes raise and lower its crest [2]

Diet[]

It gleans insects from the middle story of forests and feeds on fruit and nectar [1].

Calls[]

Makes a low-pitched chirping that sounds like see-see-see-you-I-see-you.

Reproduction[]

Its nest is either a domed or cup-shaped, made from moss and lined with roots, and suspended from the fork of a twig in a tree [3].

Distribution/habitat[]

Nonmigrant. Found in most forests and plantations. Sometimes it's found in gardens and parks.

It is native to Devonshire, Shire and Potsdam.

Based on...[]

It is based on a mix of Striated Yuhina and White-naped Yuhina.

References[]

  1. ^ a b c France, Peter; et al. (2007). Bird: The Definitive Visual Guide. Dorling Kindersley Inc. ISBN 1564582957. 
  2. ^ "Black Chinned Yuhina". Pet Care Gt. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Harrison, Colin and Greensmith, Alan (1993). Birds of the World. Dorling Kindersley Inc. ISBN 1564582965. 



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