Passeriformes

Babblers (Timaliidae)

HBW 12, p. 70

  • Tiny to rather large passerines, highly variable, most with short and rounded wings, usually relatively long tail often graduated, generally rather robust but not very deep bill, sturdy legs; plumage widely variable, many species rather plain and some dull brown, others strikingly patterned in contasting and/or bright colours.
  • Asia and Africa; one species in western North America.
  • Forest, forest edge, scrub and grassland, from desert fringes to deep rainforest.
  • 84 genera, 310 species, 872 taxa.
  • 27 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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84 genera, 310 species

2982 files covering
81 genera (96%)
295 species (95%)

 

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74 genera (88%)
241 species (78%)
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81 genera (96%)
283 species (91%)
    417 sound recordings covering
67 genera (80%)
198 species (64%)
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