Australian Chats (Epthianuridae)
HBW 12, p. 612
- Small passerines with rotund body, short, broad and rounded wings, shortish tail with squarish or slightly rounded tip, short slender bill generally straight, fairly long and thin legs and rather weak feet; plumage mostly quite bright, male of one species with much red.
- Low shrubs and other vegetation, mostly in arid and semi-arid areas.
- 2 genera, 5 species, 7 taxa.
- No species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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