Passeriformes

Cisticolas and Allies (Cisticolidae)

HBW 11, p. 378

  • Small, mostly insectivorous passerines with rounded wings, rather long, often graduated tail in most species, weak legs and finely pointed bill; plumage ranges from cryptic in open-country species to brightly coloured among some forest and thicket species.
  • Africa, southern Europe, Asia and Australasia.
  • Forest, woodland, savanna, grassland, marshes and semi-arid to arid scrub.
  • 27 genera, 147 species, 529 taxa.
  • 11 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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27 genera, 147 species

1304 files covering
23 genera (85%)
130 species (88%)

 

    414 videos covering
16 genera (59%)
87 species (59%)
    761 photographs covering
23 genera (85%)
122 species (83%)
    129 sound recordings covering
12 genera (44%)
62 species (42%)
147 130 88 87 59 122 83 62 42


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