Order Passeriformes

Family Notiomystidae

Stitchbird
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General

Traditionally placed in Meliphagidae, but recent DNA studies assign it to a family of its own, close to Callaeidae and Cnemophilidae#R#R, and/or perhaps Petroicidae.

  • 18-18 cm.
  • 1 genus, 1 species, 1 taxon.
  • 1 species threatened;
    none extinct since 1600.

Recommended citation

Higgins, P., Christidis, L. & Bonan, A. (2017). Stitchbird (Notiomystidae). 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/52385 on 22 September 2017).