Order Passeriformes

Family Pellorneidae

Ground Babblers
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General

Newly accepted family, based on results of numerous molecular studies#R#R#R#R, and essentially comprising taxa previously buried in a broad Timaliidae (see above), with addition of Graminicola and Laticilla from Sylviidae and Cisticolidae, respectively#R.

Recommended citation

(2017). Ground Babblers (Pellorneidae). 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/1343544 on 26 April 2017).