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Sphenocichla is a genus of bird in the Timaliidae family. They are stout birds with strong legs. The bill appears pointed when viewed from the side but has a wedge shaped appearance when viewed from above. The rounded tail has twelve feathers and there are no rictal bristles.

It contains the following species:

  • Sikkim wedge-billed babbler, Sphenocichla humei
  • Cachar wedge-billed babbler, Sphenocichla roberti