Passeriformes

Bristlebirds (Dasyornithidae)

HBW 12, p. 532

  • Medium-sized passerines with long graduated tail, short and rather rounded wings, fairly long, pointed and stout bill with stiff rictal bristles at base, quite stout legs and feet; dull plumage of brown and grey with some rufous, variable pale spotting, streaking or scaling.
  • Australia.
  • Dense, low vegetation in heathland and shrubland to forest.
  • 1 genus, 3 species, 5 taxa.
  • 2 species threatened; one subspecies extinct since 1600.
  • 2
  • 1
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1 genus, 3 species

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3 species (100%)

 

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2 species (67%)
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