Passeriformes

Monarch-flycatchers (Monarchidae)

HBW 11, p. 244

  • Small to medium-sized passerines with broad-based, often deeply compressed bill, usually slender legs with strongly curved claws, some species with greatly elongated central rectrices; plumage variable, from modest to brightly coloured, often with rufous, grey, white or black, some species glossy blue.
  • Africa, southern Asia, Australasia and Oceania.
  • Forest and woodland, mangroves, lightly wooded cultivation, savanna.
  • 18 genera, 97 species, 289 taxa.
  • 18 species threatened; 6 subspecies extinct since 1600.
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18 genera, 97 species

794 files covering
18 genera (100%)
86 species (89%)

 

    261 videos covering
16 genera (89%)
58 species (60%)
    417 photographs covering
18 genera (100%)
85 species (88%)
    116 sound recordings covering
12 genera (67%)
47 species (48%)
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