HBW 10, p. 332
- Medium-sized, plump passerines with short cocked tail, relatively short, broad rounded wings, slender bill with slight hook, long strong legs, and soft, dense plumage.
- Nearctic, Neotropical, Palearctic and Oriental Regions.
- Fast-flowing streams and rivers, mostly in uplands, occasionally slower or still waters.
- 1 genus, 5 species, 24 taxa.
- 1 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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