Passeriformes

Australasian Babblers (Pomatostomidae)

HBW 12, p. 322

  • Medium-sized, terrestrial passerines with rather elongated body, short, broad and rounded wings, long graduated tail with rounded tip, longish decurved bill, strong legs and feet; plumage rather sombre, typically brown, russet and grey, most species with distinct pale supercilium, one species mostly rufous.
  • Australia and New Guinea.
  • Woodland, shrubland and riparian habitats, one species in forest and secondary growth.
  • 1 genus, 5 species, 10 taxa.
  • No species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
  • 5
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