Genus: Turdoides (babblers)

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There are 29 species, distributed through Africa and Asia, with five species occurring in southern Africa.  

Species indigenous to southern Africa

Turdoides bicolor (Southern pied babbler) 

Turdoides gymnogenys (Bare-cheeked babbler) 

Turdoides hartlaubii (Hartlaub's babbler) 

Turdoides jardineii (Arrow-marked babbler) 

Turdoides melanops (Black-faced babbler) 

 
 

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