Passeriformes

Helmet-shrikes (Prionopidae)

HBW 14, p. 124

  • Medium-sized passerines with squat, hunched appearance, broad rounded wings, hook-tipped bill, tarsus scutellated on both sides and front, most species crested; plumage largely black, white, grey and brown, most with colourful eyewattles.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Forest, woodland and savanna.
  • 1 genus, 8 species, 19 taxa.
  • 2 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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1 genus, 8 species

72 files covering
1 genus (100%)
7 species (88%)

 

    26 videos covering
1 genus (100%)
5 species (63%)
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1 genus (100%)
7 species (88%)
    2 sound recordings covering
1 genus (100%)
2 species (25%)
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