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Barry Taylor, PhD

Class Aves Order Passeriformes Suborder Passeri (Oscines) Family Pycnonotidae

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Medium sized, short-necked songbirds with short round, wings; fluffy plumage, many with crested heads


Number of genera, species

15 genera; 123 species


Forest, forest edge, open woodland, scrub, cultivated lands

Conservation status

Endangered: 2 species; Vulnerable: 5 species

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