Passeriformes

Batises and Wattle-eyes (Platysteiridae)

HBW 11, p. 164

  • Small to medium-sized flycatcher-like birds, contrastingly coloured, with rather wide bill, short legs and upright stance.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa; one monotypic genus in Madagascar.
  • Always on or near trees.
  • 6 genera, 30 species, 58 taxa.
  • 1 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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6 genera, 30 species

185 files covering
6 genera (100%)
28 species (93%)

 

    53 videos covering
6 genera (100%)
15 species (50%)
    124 photographs covering
6 genera (100%)
27 species (90%)
    8 sound recordings covering
3 genera (50%)
6 species (20%)
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