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Passeriformes

Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

HBW 11, p. 492

  • Small to medium-sized, slender passerines, having generally thin, pointed bill with bristles at base, tail very long to almost absent; plumage mostly plain, often brownish, greyish or green-tinged, some species with bright colours.
  • Old World.
  • Most vegetated habitats, from forest to scrub, grassland and reedbeds and swamps.
  • 42 genera, 272 species, 660 taxa.
  • 32 species threatened; 1 species (almost certainly) and 8 subspecies extinct since 1600.
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42 genera, 272 species

4828 files covering
42 genera (100%)
253 species (93%)

 

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35 genera (83%)
200 species (74%)
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42 genera (100%)
249 species (92%)
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25 genera (60%)
160 species (59%)
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