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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

2504 files covering
40 genera (95%)
152 species (87%)

 

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35 genera (83%)
115 species (66%)
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40 genera (95%)
149 species (85%)
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34 genera (81%)
88 species (50%)
175 152 87 115 66 149 85 88 50


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