Order Passeriformes

Family Rhabdornithidae

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  • Medium-small passerines with moderately long, strong bill; mostly brown above, pale below with distinctive streaking, and dark face mask.
  • Philippines.
  • Forest edge, and secondary and primary forests.
  • 15-19 cm.
  • 1 genus, 3 species, 7 taxa.
  • 0 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Kennedy, R., Miranda, H. & Bonan, A. (2017). Rhabdornis (Rhabdornithidae). 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/52344 on 27 March 2017).