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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

4138 files covering
82 genera (98%)
299 species (96%)

 

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76 genera (90%)
253 species (82%)
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82 genera (98%)
292 species (94%)
    526 sound recordings covering
68 genera (81%)
206 species (66%)
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