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

2895 files covering
80 genera (95%)
292 species (94%)

 

    1086 videos covering
73 genera (87%)
239 species (77%)
    1401 photographs covering
80 genera (95%)
280 species (90%)
    408 sound recordings covering
67 genera (80%)
196 species (63%)
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