Passeriformes

Thornbills (Acanthizidae)

HBW 12, p. 544

  • Small to medium-small passerines, most with short and rounded wings and fairly short tail, slender bill, a few with deeper and broader bill, terrestrial species with relatively strong legs and feet; plumage olive-green or drab brown, many species with some rufous, yellow or white patches, some also streaked.
  • Australasian Region and south-west Pacific, three species in Oriental Region.
  • Varied habitats, from tropical rainforest, mangroves and saltmarsh to dry woodland, heath and arid scrub.
  • 14 genera, 63 species, 196 taxa.
  • 1 species threatened; 1 extinct since 1600.
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14 genera, 63 species

547 files covering
14 genera (100%)
58 species (92%)

 

    179 videos covering
14 genera (100%)
44 species (70%)
    303 photographs covering
14 genera (100%)
55 species (87%)
    65 sound recordings covering
10 genera (71%)
34 species (54%)
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