Order Passeriformes

Family Dulidae

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  • Medium-sized, olive-brown passerine with streaked underparts, deep and strongly curved bill, longish, rounded wings, and sturdy legs and feet.
  • Hispaniola.
  • Open and semi-open habitats, especially savanna with royal palm, also open forest.
  • 18-20 cm.
  • 1 genus, 1 species, 1 taxon.
  • 0 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Temple, H. (2017). Palmchat (Dulidae). 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/52313 on 27 March 2017).