Woodswallows

(Artamidae)

Class Aves Order Passeriformes Suborder Passeri (Oscines) Family Artamidae

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Gregarious aerial foragers; mostly some combination of gray, black, and white, with pointed wings and short, stumpy tails

Size

Number of genera, species

1 genus; 11 species

Habitat

Woodswallows are birds of the open forest and woodlands, scrub, and clearings

Conservation status

Not threatened

Distribution

Six species occur in Australia, others through the islands of the South Pacific, across south China to India and Sri Lanka

Distribution

Six species occur in Australia, others through the islands of the South Pacific, across south China to India and Sri Lanka

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