Passeriformes

Old World Flycatchers (Muscicapidae)

HBW 11, p. 56

  • Very small to small birds with short bill wide at base and flattened dorsoventrally, wide gape and well-developed rictal bristles, small and rather weak legs and feet, short to medium-length tail; plumage often dull, predominantly grey or brown, males in some genera brightly coloured.
  • Europe, Africa and Asia.
  • Forest, woodland, savanna and scrub.
  • 18 genera, 117 species, 317 taxa.
  • 14 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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18 genera, 117 species

1658 files covering
18 genera (100%)
115 species (98%)

 

    677 videos covering
17 genera (94%)
97 species (83%)
    890 photographs covering
17 genera (94%)
112 species (96%)
    91 sound recordings covering
15 genera (83%)
52 species (44%)
117 115 98 97 83 112 96 52 44


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