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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

1823 files covering
26 genera (96%)
137 species (93%)

 

    496 videos covering
17 genera (63%)
95 species (65%)
    1149 photographs covering
26 genera (96%)
134 species (91%)
    178 sound recordings covering
12 genera (44%)
66 species (45%)
147 137 93 95 65 134 91 66 45


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