Order Passeriformes

Family Rhabdornithidae

Rhabdornis
Following the taxonomy applied to HBW Alive, derived from the recently published HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World, this family is no longer valid and the relevant species are now considered as part of the family Starlings (Sturnidae).
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General
  • 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.
  • 0 genera, 0 species, 0 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 30 May 2017).