Coraciiformes

Woodhoopoes (Phoeniculidae)

HBW 6, p. 412

  • Medium-sized arboreal birds, generally black, often iridescent, with or without white in wings and tail; bill forceps-like, usually decurved, specialized for obtaining arthropod prey in fissures and cracks in tree bark.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Wooded habitats, from tropical lowland rainforest to arid bush country.
  • 2 genera, 8 species, 24 taxa.
  • No species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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2 genera, 8 species

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