Passeriformes

Buntings and New World Sparrows (Emberizidae)

HBW 16, p. 428

  • Tiny to medium-sized passerines with conical bill, many simply patterned in brown, black, grey, yellow and white, often streaked brown or grey, some more colourful and/or strikingly marked.
  • Holarctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical and Oriental Regions.
  • Open and semi-open habitats, especially grassland; also woodland and forest edge.
  • 76 genera, 326 species, 887 taxa.
  • 36 species threatened; at least 3 subspecies extinct since 1600.
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76 genera, 326 species

7415 files covering
76 genera (100%)
320 species (98%)

 

    2680 videos covering
69 genera (91%)
288 species (88%)
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76 genera (100%)
316 species (97%)
    491 sound recordings covering
62 genera (82%)
229 species (70%)
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