Passeriformes

Honeyeaters (Meliphagidae)

HBW 13, p. 498

  • Tiny to very large, typically slender passerines with variably long and usually decurved bill, short to long tail; generally drab plumage, often with conspicuous wing patches of yellow or white, many with areas of bare facial skin or wattles.
  • Australasia and Oceania, and marginally Oriental Region.
  • Rainforest, sclerophyll forests and woodlands, shrubland, heath, grassland, mangroves.
  • 42 genera, 175 species, 375 taxa.
  • 9 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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42 genera, 175 species

2020 files covering
40 genera (95%)
150 species (86%)

 

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34 genera (81%)
106 species (61%)
    1103 photographs covering
40 genera (95%)
146 species (83%)
    230 sound recordings covering
29 genera (69%)
74 species (42%)
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