Passeriformes

Fairy-wrens (Maluridae)

HBW 12, p. 490

  • Small to very small insectivores with long legs and long cocked tail; plumage strongly sexually dimorphic, breeding males with streaked brown or brilliant, largely blue and black, iridescent plumage, females duller.
  • Australia and New Guinea, including some islands.
  • Variety of habitats, ranging from tropical rainforest and Eucalyptus forest to savanna, grassland and shrubland, including arid and semi-arid areas.
  • 5 genera, 27 species, 65 taxa.
  • 2 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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5 genera, 27 species

381 files covering
5 genera (100%)
25 species (93%)

 

    115 videos covering
3 genera (60%)
16 species (59%)
    251 photographs covering
3 genera (60%)
23 species (85%)
    15 sound recordings covering
4 genera (80%)
8 species (30%)
27 25 93 16 59 23 85 8 30