Passeriformes

Gnatcatchers (Polioptilidae)

HBW 11, p. 350

  • Very small insectivores with slender pointed bill and long graduated tail usually tipped or edged white; plumage predominantly greyish, most species with some black on head of breeding male; three species have very long, slender bill, brownish-greyish plumage, and shortish cocked tail.
  • North, Middle and South America.
  • Temperate, tropical and semi-arid forest and woodland, and arid scrub.
  • 3 genera, 17 species, 70 taxa.
  • 1 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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3 genera, 17 species

225 files covering
3 genera (100%)
15 species (88%)

 

    73 videos covering
3 genera (100%)
13 species (76%)
    129 photographs covering
3 genera (100%)
14 species (82%)
    23 sound recordings covering
3 genera (100%)
11 species (65%)
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