Order Passeriformes

Family Cnemophilidae

Satinbirds
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General

Previously included in Paradisaeidae, but genetic studies place this ancient group as a separate family, probably closest to Callaeidae and Notiomystidae or to Petroicidae and Picathartidae#R.

Recommended citation

(2017). Satinbirds (Cnemophilidae). 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/1343530 on 26 April 2017).