Climacteridae

Class Aves Order Passeriformes Suborder Passeri (Oscines) Family Climacteridae

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Small to medium-sized, brown to blackish streaked birds with long toes and claws and curved bills that climb up tree trunks and branches

Size

Number of genera, species

2 genera; 7 species

Habitat

Forests, including rainforests, woodlands, and tall shrublands

Conservation status

Near Threatened: 1 subspecies of one species, and two subspecies of another species; remaining subspecies of both are of Least Concern

Distribution

Australia (except treeless regions), mountains of New Guinea, absent from Tasmania

Distribution

Australia (except treeless regions), mountains of New Guinea, absent from Tasmania

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