Passeriformes

Fantails (Rhipiduridae)

HBW 11, p. 200

  • Small-bodied passerines with long tail rounded to strongly graduated, fan-shaped when spread; wings tapered; rather broad triangular bill flattened at base and with small hook at tip, double row of rictal bristles, moderately long legs; plumage mainly drab brown, rufous, white, grey or black, or various combinations of these, two species with blue and one with yellow.
  • Oriental and Australasian Regions and south-west Pacific islands.
  • Forest, especially rainforest, one species also in open habitats and urban areas.
  • 1 genus, 44 species, 147 taxa.
  • 2 species threatened; 2 subspecies extinct since 1600.
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1 genus, 44 species

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39 species (89%)

 

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