Order Passeriformes

Family Scotocercidae

Bush-warblers
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General

Previously scattered about within a broad version of Sylviidae. Recent genetic studies show these taxa to form a well-defined group that is probably closest to Aegithalidae and Phylloscopidae#R#R#R#R. The three subfamilies are sometimes recognized as three separate families.

Recommended citation

(2017). Bush-warblers (Scotocercidae). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from http://www.hbw.com/node/1343543 on 25 September 2017).